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Putting up crown in this plaster room and there's a slight curve in one of the corners.
It's so slight that I'm wondering if I should even bother "doing the do" or if I should just miter it and back cut it a bit to sit even on the wall.

Lousy picture, but you get the idea. What does the jury think?

 

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Putting up crown in this plaster room and there's a slight curve in one of the corners.
It's so slight that I'm wondering if I should even bother "doing the do" or if I should just miter it and back cut it a bit to sit even on the wall.

Lousy picture, but you get the idea. What does the jury think?

Are you asking whether you should radius the crown? Miter it. I think a curve would look odd.
 

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That's the answer I was hoping for. hah

I'm doing the paint too so I get to be responsible for the finished product which is nice.

This is Central Park East, a block from the Guggenheim. It's a condo on the most expensive residential block in NYC. The neighboring building is a 6 story single family. I didn't know that even happened.
 

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You have to do it as a curve. :whistling
 

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Thanks for the pic, Trim!

That's something I was considering. I've only done crown over plaster once and it actually was with a giant radius. Really annoying. Took all day. hah
 

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It would be best to follow the curve in plaster. It only takes a few minutes to make a profile knife.

This is an outside corner, but it works the same.
 

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It would be best to follow the curve in plaster. It only takes a few minutes to make a profile knife.

This is an outside corner, but it works the same.
That is what separates the men from the boys, and yes I'm still a boy :laughing:
No doubt. It probably only takes a few minutes to tune a Stock Car as well, but I'm not gonna try it. :no:

that's some sweet stuff Bass.:thumbsup:
 
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