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Double stacked crown molding?

by EugdOT
posted 09-19-2018 04:37 PM


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Ripper70

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#1 posted 09-19-2018 04:49 PM

I’ve learned allot about installing moldings from watching this guy's YouTube vids. He’s got a few on stacked crown.

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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EugdOT

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#2 posted 09-19-2018 04:54 PM

I know that guy. I did my whole house in wainscoting and a feature wall thanks to his videos But he has nothing like that on his videos

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jerryminer

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#3 posted 09-20-2018 07:15 PM

Stacked crown is a simple blocking-out process. The pictured installation appears to be two pieces of the same crown profile stacked on top of each other.

To do it, you install fillers to create a place for the bottom piece to land and for the upper piece to attach, something like this:

Then, to make the “medallion” or “keystone”, simply add a spacer onto the wall for the crown to wrap around.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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squazo

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#4 posted 09-20-2018 08:20 PM

just pretend there is a wall there and that wall is only an inch thick so its an inside corner and an outside corner

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EugdOT

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#5 posted 09-20-2018 11:32 PM

Thank you Jerry The diagram really shines a light. I saw it an looked more complicated. Thanks for all the info it makes much more sense now

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#6 posted 09-21-2018 02:57 AM

Personally I think a more historically correct built up boxed cornice with crown and bed mould looks a lot better than the same crown profile doubled up.

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