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Old 04-20-2012, 06:01 PM   #1
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I have a corner cabinet that has a degree os 67.5 which is half of the 135 degree that is showing on the degree device. The miter saw only goes to 45 degrees. Ahat am I doing wrong or is there another way tomeasure this? I have firgured out the reat of the crown molding for the other cabinets but this one has given fits. Please help.

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My guess is the degree device is reading the opposite angle. Try deducting 90 degrees from 135 = 40. It may be 40 or 20 degrees, but even that is an odd degree. Can you describe the cabinet more? is it a non standard corner or a custom cabinet of some kind?

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It is a Upper corner cabinet and I will see if I can send a picture. Can not seend picture but the cabinet is your usual corner cabinet. Just needed the correct thing to do when installing the crown molding. Have not done but 45 degree and this one I did not want to cut nothing until got some info. I will use some scrap peices and see if the measurment will work. Thanks
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I think the 135 degrees is 180 - 135 leaving 45 degrees. The cut should be 1/2 of that or 22 1/2 degrees. your tool is giving the opposite side of the angleof 45 degrees.
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One of these will make the job real simple when figuring out angles.
http://www.amazon.com/Starrett-505A-.../dp/B000B8N0SU
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You guys with all those numbers---Fold a peice of paper to fit the inside of the corner--that is your angle.


Next--fold the paper in half---that the miter angle---

For out side corners --tape two peices of paper together--then fold at the juncture--
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You guys with all those numbers---Fold a peice of paper to fit the inside of the corner--that is your angle.


Next--fold the paper in half---that the miter angle---

For out side corners --tape two peices of paper together--then fold at the juncture--
Good instruction...sounds like you've done it a time or two
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I have tried every sort of fancy gadget for finding angles---none works any better than a well folded sheet of paper---

I have a simple mind ---so I like simple solutions--
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I have tried every sort of fancy gadget for finding angles---none works any better than a well folded sheet of paper---

I have a simple mind ---so I like simple solutions--

No offence intended to you, but lots of people can be brilliant at what they do..craftsman, mechanic ect. but then be a little slow on the uptake in other areas
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I presume this is what you mean?





Corner cabinet outside angle is 22.5 on the front.
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Thanks to everyone for the replys. Will give the 22.5 degree a shot by cutting some scrap wood. Again, thanks for the info.
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