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Old 05-27-2013, 03:05 PM   #1
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How to make PVC corner boards


I'm replacing the corner boards on my house. Instead of using one piece corner boards, I decided to construct them myself off the house and then install them as one piece.

I'm looking for suggestions of a possibly better way to construct the corners without added more holes on the outside. I listed my current process below. Might be over kill. haha.

I'm using the Kreg's Jig kit to secure the 1x4 and 1x5 together and also using pvc glue at the joint.

I'm using two kreg's right angle clamps to hold the boards together as tight as possible before screwing together.

I clamp and then screw, then move the clamps down about 5" and screw. then repeat down the length of the board.

My only problem is the 90 degree angle not as flush as I would expect considering how much time I'm spending clamping everything, and placing screws every 4"-5". I found if I spaced the screws further apart the flushness of the two boards became wavy (tighter at the screws, less tight in between).

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if you have a finish nailer. tack the corner board first so it is flush or simply use a block plane and shave it down so it is flush

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Have you priced out the 1-piece units?

Last time I did, then weren't that much more than the materials and additional labor or making them.
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One piece is a whole lot faster, less work, no seams well worth the money.
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