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Old 09-11-2014, 07:42 PM   #21
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Iam sure this has been ask before but here goes. Does anybody cut crown on the flat using the indents on the saw? Iam thinking maybe upside down and 45 is the way to go.
How in the world can you bill yourself as a " Professional Remodeller" when it's real apparent to anyone reading your question you have absolutely no idea what your doing yet your selling it to people. Have you ever considered working for a carpenter for a few years to learn this trade before subjecting some innocent person to your delusions of grandeur. There's a little more to crown than cutting a few 45s. This is the kind of horror show that you hear about all the time and it reflects on the whole trade. It's not hard to see how Mike Holmes built an empire exposing "Professional Remodellers" for what so many of them are.
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:47 PM   #22
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Why would I need to know that?
And here's another one that chills me.
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And here's another one that chills me.
It seems I still get it done though
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I sure wish you were next to me and said that to me so I could punch you in the face. You dont know me and yet you're judging me. I only asked the question for general knowledge. I never said I dont know how to cut crown. Why dont you do the world a favor and stay up there in Canada....or better yet, just kill yourself. JERK!
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I've been a carpenter (mostly rough) over half my life and I'm not very good at crown. I can get it done but I'm slow.
But If someone said that shiz to me I'd feed him a 10' stick of it
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How in the world can you bill yourself as a " Professional Remodeller" when it's real apparent to anyone reading your question you have absolutely no idea what your doing yet your selling it to people. Have you ever considered working for a carpenter for a few years to learn this trade before subjecting some innocent person to your delusions of grandeur. There's a little more to crown than cutting a few 45s. This is the kind of horror show that you hear about all the time and it reflects on the whole trade. It's not hard to see how Mike Holmes built an empire exposing "Professional Remodellers" for what so many of them are.

I'm a pro, and fathom this. I have never once installed crown in my professional career.
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I sure wish you were next to me and said that to me so I could punch you in the face. You dont know me and yet you're judging me. I only asked the question for general knowledge. I never said I dont know how to cut crown. Why dont you do the world a favor and stay up there in Canada....or better yet, just kill yourself. JERK!
I agree, I guess we could live to a 100 and never be as good as this guy.
He couldn't understand why I forgot the angles on cutting crown flat. I allways nest, and who cares I got it done not everybody is perfect or was born knowing how to do everything. I've been putting up with pricks like this for years
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Always remember, guys that are good have no need nor desire to ridicule those that are trying to improve.

Guys that are insecure in their own skills try to feel better about themselves by ridiculing just about anyone.

We all have strengths and weaknesses.

Most of the guys on here are not my competition so I have nothing to lose by helping anyone to the best of my ability. It makes the trades better when we constantly improve our skillsets and abilities.
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The zero clearance insert
Sorry I missed this. I made a bunch of blanks out of some cherry I had laying around. I used the stock plastic ones as a hole template. It makes a big difference on tearout on the bottom.



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I sure wish you were next to me and said that to me so I could punch you in the face. You dont know me and yet you're judging me. I only asked the question for general knowledge. I never said I dont know how to cut crown. Why dont you do the world a favor and stay up there in Canada....or better yet, just kill yourself. JERK!
Hmmm... how would staying in Canada do the world a favour? It might do 'part' of the world a favour. Anyhow there seems to be someone that assumes that everyone in construction knows everything about every aspect of construction. I'm with you, I'm mostly a finisher and never done enough crown to have all the angles and techniques make perfect sense to me. I'd like to learn it someday. I can lay out complex duct fittings in sheet metal though. I doubt if many finish carpenters can do that!
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I sure wish you were next to me and said that to me so I could punch you in the face. You dont know me and yet you're judging me. I only asked the question for general knowledge. I never said I dont know how to cut crown. Why dont you do the world a favor and stay up there in Canada....or better yet, just kill yourself. JERK!


Go look at the one thread he started, then you'll see who the real pro is. I let him have it pretty good on that.
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How in the world can you bill yourself as a " Professional Remodeller" when it's real apparent to anyone reading your question you have absolutely no idea what your doing yet your selling it to people. Have you ever considered working for a carpenter for a few years to learn this trade before subjecting some innocent person to your delusions of grandeur. There's a little more to crown than cutting a few 45s. This is the kind of horror show that you hear about all the time and it reflects on the whole trade. It's not hard to see how Mike Holmes built an empire exposing "Professional Remodellers" for what so many of them are.
There's only one reason I can think of that makes you think you need to treat people like this. Because you probably want others to think you're the chit. I don't think it's working so well.
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Good morning, I go to this forum to help others and to learn. At least 99% of you guys are professional and very helpful. But just like in grade school there's always 1 dickhead . But now they hide behind a computer to disrupt things. I dont understand why. I love this profession and Iam always learning. Iam not perfect and I dont want to offend anyone. I think there is no such thing as a dumb question,,,,just boys trying to be men. Anyhow I like this forum and hope to be here to help and learn. Have a great day
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Mike, you can ask me anything any time.

I feel sorry for people like him. Life is too short and too difficult to go through with a huge chip on your shoulder.

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I don't think I have ever run crown either in the 20 years I've been doing this. If I have I've forgotten.

I need to run a bunch of large cove/crown on my own place and have no idea what spring angle or any of the other crowny lingo is, but I still think of myself as a professional carpenter. Does 1/4 round count?
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They key to understanding crown cuts, is to get the ceiling/wall relationship transfered to the saw table/fence. It's a must to think of it this way.

Nested, the table = the ceiling, & the fence = the wall.
That's why it's.... "upside down backwards" !

I've never cut on the flat. I used 15" hitachi's for the bigger stuff. Before I had 15" saws, I'd cut as far as I could on a 10", & finish with a 15t Lenox hacksaw....easy peasy! They were also great for stair nose cuts.

I have 4- 10" compound saws in my shop now, but don't cut crown with them.

I've been around home building all my life, & still have things I've never done. Having said that, there's nothing I can't do if I need to.
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Good morning, I go to this forum to help others and to learn. At least 99% of you guys are professional and very helpful. But just like in grade school there's always 1 dickhead . But now they hide behind a computer to disrupt things. I dont understand why. I love this profession and Iam always learning. Iam not perfect and I dont want to offend anyone. I think there is no such thing as a dumb question,,,,just boys trying to be men. Anyhow I like this forum and hope to be here to help and learn. Have a great day
Don't worry bout it Mike! That guy is a douche and has injected his douchery on other threads for no reason other than to be a douche.

Good luck with your project!
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A lot of high skill people are douche's. I don't get it, but I think it has something to do with the high level of self confidence. It's a balancing act.
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