The Secret Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat

Here is a mind blowing way to cut crown molding flat on a miter saw.

A piece of crown molding laid flat on a miter saw | Construction Pro Tips
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How to cut crown molding flat on a miter saw

Cutting molding on a miter saw can be tricky business. Most techniques for cutting crown molding involve awkwardly holding the crown agains the fence of the saw while making the cut. For this method, the crown can be laid flat on the saw, which makes the process a little easier. This method is for cutting crown to fit a 90 degree corner.

Step One: Set the miter angle to 31.6 degrees

On most saws, “31.6” is specially marked.

Step Two: Set the bevel to 33.9 degrees

Once again, this adjustment will have a special marking on most saws.

Step Three: Lay the crown flat and cut

Yep, no more holding it at an angle!

Step Four: Reverse the settings and repeat

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