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Old 11-19-2014, 06:22 PM   #1
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Crown width to beam size


I'm starting to add crown to my house. I have 8' ceilings and 7.5" baseboards including base cap. I thought 3.5" standard crown seemed a little small. I bought some 4 5/8" crown and was wondering if it would be balanced on this beam that is in a hallway. The crown is roughly half the size of the beam. Any problems with this look?

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Old 11-19-2014, 06:34 PM   #2
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Wide crown is going to make the room look shorter.
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im with joe. such large crown is going to be too dominant on the beam too. the next size down would be better.. really small crown is too small for wall to ceiling junction its better suited for accent trim on furniture or for boston headers
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I agree with both Joe and Kirk.
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Thanks for the input. I'll put this in the living room instead which won't feel as narrow and cramped.
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