How To Cut Vault Ceiling Crown Molding

Mar 9th

How To Cut Vault Ceiling Crown Molding – Listen adds beauty to any room. But many people are reluctant to install crown molding because of the compound miter cuts required for installation. Putting the bar in a vaulted ceiling is even more difficult because of the additional angles, and since these cuts are not the usual 45-degree angle. You can make compound miter cuts required for challenging vaulted ceilings if you know a few tricks.

Vault Ceiling Crown Molding
Vault Ceiling Crown Molding

Placing digital angle finder on the two surfaces where the first miter will cut vault ceiling crown molding. Read the angle of the digital angle finder. Adjust the compound miter saw to half of the angle found. Make a miter saw charts of the resources for the angle to set your miter saw. Cut two pieces of the test strip at least 12 inches long on your miter saw. The strip is cut up and down the miter saw; table of the miter saw is that the roof and the fence of the saw is that wall. Adjust the rail so it sits square each. This will be at 45 degrees or 32 degrees, depending on the style of molding you are using. You can tell by looking at the gap where the table and fence sitting behind the bar.

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Turn the knob on the miter stops to keep the ceiling crown molding in this position as you cut. The miter saw works like a second adjustable fence to bar sits between which it is cut. Lower the blade of the miter saw slowly through the wood. This will help keep the bar from shattering. Keep the test pieces in place on the roof, as they will be installed. If the joint is too tight, it will not sit flat on both surfaces. Adjust the miter angle 1 degree at a time and reinsert the test strip until you have a perfect joint.