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Old 01-07-2012, 09:00 PM   #1
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Crown angle for slanted wall


I have a vertical wall that abuts the underside of my stairs. It looks just like the first picture in this thread:
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I simply want to have the crown molding terminate into the slant. I can't figure out the correct angle though. I made a mockup of the wall to wall angle with pieces of scrap wood to see if I could set my compound miter saw to it but it didn't work.

I would really appreciate any help you can provide. Thanks in advance.

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Most stairs are about 38 degrees. Set your saw on that, and place the crown in the saw, holding it 45 degrees against the fence (the way it sits against the wall/ceiling).
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another option for you is to return the crown molding into the wall before reaching the stair angle. You do this like you would a 90* corner.
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Most stairs are about 38 degrees. Set your saw on that, and place the crown in the saw, holding it 45 degrees against the fence (the way it sits against the wall/ceiling).
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The angle is about 42. From your description, it sounds like you're saying to cut it like it was an inside corner (but there won't be an opposing mating piece.) The wall would the be "mating" piece of crown. Is that correct?
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another option for you is to return the crown molding into the wall before reaching the stair angle. You do this like you would a 90* corner.
I thought about that and even mocked up a scrap piece. It just didn't look right since there were pieces of crown visible from the hallway as well. Thanks for the suggestion though.
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The angle is about 42. From your description, it sounds like you're saying to cut it like it was an inside corner (but there won't be an opposing mating piece.) The wall would the be "mating" piece of crown. Is that correct?
Yes. It will butt into the sheetrock instead of the adjacent crown.
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Thanks. I didn't try that cut since it simply didn't look like an inside corner to me. I didn't get a chance to finish the crown this weekend but look forward to finally finishing next weekend.
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Thanks. I didn't try that cut since it simply didn't look like an inside corner to me. I didn't get a chance to finish the crown this weekend but look forward to finally finishing next weekend.
An inside corner respecting it's a butt joint, not a 45/45.
Check back next weekend.

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An inside corner respecting it's a butt joint, not a 45/45.
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Got it done this weekend. At first, I misunderstood your comment about having the crown in the miter saw the way it hung on the wall. After I realized what you meant, it was a snap. Thanks for the help. Much appreciated.
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Got it done this weekend. At first, I misunderstood your comment about having the crown in the miter saw the way it hung on the wall. After I realized what you meant, it was a snap. Thanks for the help. Much appreciated.
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