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COPED JOINTS

by Karda
posted 10-01-2018 06:55 AM


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AlaskaGuy

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#1 posted 10-01-2018 07:13 AM

Come on, give us something more than you have to make joints in quarter round. What is it your doing.

https://youtu.be/MXWg25-3wSU

https://youtu.be/R_AnWWK2rng

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Karda

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#2 posted 10-01-2018 04:30 PM

I put a piece of carpet on my side porch, if it is big enough to qualify as a porch, its 4’ x 4’. I am putting quarter round on 3 sides . I want to cut it in instead just putting down with out joining it

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#3 posted 10-01-2018 08:04 PM

Miter one corner at 45. Use your coping saw to saw along the cut line and angle the saw to give it about 5 degrees of back rake. Leave the end of the adjoining piece square. Use a small rasp to fine tune the fit if necessary.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#4 posted 10-01-2018 08:15 PM



Miter one corner at 45. Use your coping saw to saw along the cut line and angle the saw to give it about 5 degrees of back rake. Leave the end of the adjoining piece square. Use a small rasp to fine tune the fit if necessary.

- HokieKen


That’s covered in the second video I posted. If he watched that video he should be good to go.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Karda

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#5 posted 10-01-2018 10:14 PM

thanks for the videos, thats what I need mike

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#6 posted 10-02-2018 03:56 AM

I normally cope baseboard and crown in the same way. That is getting to be a rare practice, even on expensive houses. It is faster to just miter the corners and apply a bunch of painter’s caulk to hide the lack of craftsmanship.

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SMP

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#7 posted 10-02-2018 09:01 PM

I have one of those sanding drums for my drill press that makes short music of that. Found that way the quickest when doing my wood floor and doing the quarter round on the base. Just cut the 45 and then sand it down to the cut line.

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ArtMann

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#8 posted 10-02-2018 09:05 PM

Sanding isn’t as fast as using a coping saw if you are good at it.

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AlaskaGuy

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#9 posted 10-02-2018 09:07 PM



Sanding isn t as fast as using a coping saw if you are good at it.

- ArtMann

Plus my porch would be 80 feet from my drill press.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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