Crown Molding & Trim: Install It Like a PRO! by Wayne Drake, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®Example of a self-returned end. Crown moulding can be cut with a compound miter saw, a standard miter saw and even with a table saw. Obtain a "compound miter saw" and follow the directions which come with the saw. This saw tilts, angles and slides to make compound cuts. This option is better for large mouldings that will not fit in an ordinary miter saw. Check out Wayne Drake's website for instructions on cutting crown moulding with a compound miter saw. The easier option for small to medium crowns is to use a standard miter saw 10" will handle most crowns.
Remodeling 101: What Is Crown Molding? Plus, What You Need to Know
Have you ever wished that you could have beautifully installed crown molding and trim in your home but you simply cannot afford the cost of hiring a professional? Of course, the best solution would be to do it yourself. Almost every do-it-yourselfer becomes intimidated though, because there is so much confusion about how to cut the perfect-fitting compound miter joint. There are literally hundreds of gadgets and special tools available for cutting crown molding or trim, and they all claim to be the answer. In reality, almost all of these tools have limitations as to their applications.
Many of us spend our days surrounded by molding, the trim often used around windows, doors, and ceilings in interiors. But how much time do we spend thinking about it? Precious little, right?