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Old 12-20-2016, 03:03 PM   #1
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Ok trim carpenters. This is my cut list for baseboard on my current project. Who knows what the symbols mean? lol
Ready, go.....

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Old 12-20-2016, 03:19 PM   #2
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I totally screwed up his post lol

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I'll bite, copes on the left, hash marks for miters, ones crossed off already installed.

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It means you'll be short one piece of trim.
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Yours are all cope lefts. Notations go to right side or left side of part as it's fit. We always did all cope rights. Since most of us are right handed, it was easier to handle material at the saw.
\ = bevel cuts. We used b for std 45 bevel, b22, b30, or whatever.
No notation would be an assumed s90 cut.
+ - would be 1/32"+ -

Stsd would be to start at room door & then go clockwise to measure. Install would be counterclockwise.
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Yours are all cope lefts. Notations go to right side or left side of part as it's fit. We always did all cope rights. Since most of us are right handed, it was easier to handle material at the saw.
I cut the copes on the right side too, but I worked for a larger trim company (about 150 trimmers) and I was only 1 of 2 trimmers that cut from that side. The very great majority of trimmers cut with the copes on the left. They normally cut with the base upside down on the saw, running out the left side. Most of our trim was smaller princeton style so they would cut the 45 then cut strait down with the saw up to the profile, if that makes sense. I use a jigsaw for all my coping so I just cut normal, then run the jig saw up and around.


Me personally, these are my codes,

S strait, nothing on the ends.
R cope on right
L Cope on L
ROC outside corner on the right side
LOC outside corner on the left side
ROC 22.5 Outside corner that is a 45 degree instead of a 90
LOC 22.5 Outside corner that is a 45 degree instead of a 90
RIC this would be a 22.5/135 cope on the right side,
LIC same thing on the left side,

I think that about covers what I use.

So my cut list would look like

4-1/8 S
123-9/16 R
148-1/16+ R
23-5/16 LOC & R
12-1/4 RIC

etc.

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I cut the copes on the right side too, but I worked for a larger trim company (about 150 trimmers) and I was only 1 of 2 trimmers that cut from that side. The very great majority of trimmers cut with the copes on the left. They normally cut with the base upside down on the saw, running out the left side. Most of our trim was smaller princeton style so they would cut the 45 then cut strait down with the saw up to the profile, if that makes sense. I use a jigsaw for all my coping so I just cut normal, then run the jig saw up and around.


Me personally, these are my codes,

S strait, nothing on the ends.
R cope on right
L Cope on L
ROC outside corner on the right side
LOC outside corner on the left side
ROC 22.5 Outside corner that is a 45 degree instead of a 90
LOC 22.5 Outside corner that is a 45 degree instead of a 90
RIC this would be a 22.5/135 cope on the right side,
LIC same thing on the left side,

I think that about covers what I use.

So my cut list would look like

4-1/8 S
123-9/16 R
148-1/16+ R
23-5/16 LOC & R
12-1/4 RIC

etc.
Its all about the base height and the saw being used for sure. Cutting the way you describe makes sense to me if you're cutting in the vertical position. That's how I'd probably do it also. Nice to lay it flat and have the top of the base closer for coping.

Its always interesting to hear how people do it. Especially from a huge trim carpentry outfit.
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S is straight.
C is cope.
OM is outside miter. If no degree is written a standard outside corner is assumed. If it's odd I write the angle beside it.
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S is straight.
C is cope.
OM is outside miter. If no degree is written a standard outside corner is assumed. If it's odd I write the angle beside it.
This is how I do it except I use B for butt and OC for outside corner and IC for inside corner (when not coping). Same on the angle as well.
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I don't have much occasion to cope, so my go-tos are / \ |.

I was taught to use strong or shy for 16ths, so a number like 14 1/16" gets written as 14(+).
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Yours are all cope lefts. Notations go to right side or left side of part as it's fit. We always did all cope rights. Since most of us are right handed, it was easier to handle material at the saw.
\ = bevel cuts. We used b for std 45 bevel, b22, b30, or whatever.
No notation would be an assumed s90 cut.
+ - would be 1/32"+ -

Stsd would be to start at room door & then go clockwise to measure. Install would be counterclockwise.
I do both, whatever makes it better for the job. It's always nice to have one outside corner to end on, then no double cope. Or trying to play the slip under game.
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I don't have much occasion to cope, so my go-tos are / \ |.

I was taught to use strong or shy for 16ths, so a number like 14 1/16" gets written as 14(+).
For me + (strong) means add 1/32.
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Eigths written as a single digit, then:

- -1/32
+ +1/32
X +2/32
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|_ left end butt
_| Rt Butt
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Angles written in if needed.
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|_ left end butt
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too many crooked "1's" lol


I use B for butt cut
OC for outside corner
only the angle is noted for an inside corner
C for cope

For example

B 98 3/16 OC - means butt left side 45 OC right side, standard 45° cut. If it's 22.5, it's noted OC 22.5
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Let's see if this shows up.... I'll mark as minimally as possible. "c" for cope, nothing for a butt cut, simple notation for miters (I for inside, O for outside), write in angles when necessary :
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I put the mark to the side of the measurement that the cut will be on and use the following :
C - cope
I - Inside 45
O - Outside 45
I22 - Inside 22.5
O22- Outside 22.5
R - Return

If I put a + or a - after the measurement it means to either cut the mark or leave a hair after the mark when its between 1/16" marks on the tape measure.
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S is straight.
C is cope.
OM is outside miter. If no degree is written a standard outside corner is assumed. If it's odd I write the angle beside it.
This is how I do it except I don't use fractions, just how many 16ths. My odd habit.
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This is how I do it except I don't use fractions, just how many 16ths. My odd habit.
We are the same. Anything within our crew is written with 16ths not fractions. When stuff is going off to somebody else, for a sub, etc, we will use fractions. It's much easier IMO and calling out dimensions as well as remembering dimensions is easier.

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