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How to Create a Fireplace Mantel

A new fireplace mantel can brighten up an entire room. This project uses standard lumber and crown molding to create a fresh new look.

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Top 68 Crown Molding Projects

  1. 1. All About Molding and Decorative Woodwork

    DIY Network explains the different types of wood moldings and baseboard.

  2. 2. The Houstons (00:53)

    The Houstons' massive basement will house Annizette's huge book collection.

  3. 3. Crown Molding (04:39)

    Paul Ryan adds detailing to a kitchen with stacked crown molding.

  4. 4. Step 1: Measure the Room (01:28)

    How to choose the correct crown molding and measure for linear footage.

  5. 5. How to Create Built-Up Molding

    Creating built-up molding allows you to create any profile you wish by simply combining several existing standard molding styles.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. Creative Bathroom Lighting (00:01:00)

    Consider these creative ways to add light and ambience in a dark bathroom.

  7. 7. Coped Miter Joints (01:28)

    Paul Ryan demonstrates how to create coped miter joints.

  8. 8. Step 2: Corners (04:26)

    How to cut inside and outside corners for crown molding.

  9. 9. Crown Molding Installation (00:60)

    Here's a DIY quick tip on crown molding installation.

  10. 10. Mom Wants a New Office (00:03:57)

    Terry and Jon remodel their mom's office and install a built-in desk.

  11. 11. Step 3: Hang the Crown Molding (03:53)

    How to hang crown molding.

  12. 12. Secret Agent Lounge (20:01)

    A couple gets rid of their huge fireplace and gets a "secret agent lounge."

  13. 13. How to Install Crown Molding in a Kitchen

    Crown molding is a great and simple way to improve the look of a room. Learn how to install crown molding in a kitchen.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 14. Crown Molding Techniques - 3 (04:16)

    Creating clever set-up blocks for error-free cutting of crown molding.

  15. 15. Making a Plywood Cornice Board

    DIY experts create a fresh, timeless window treatment by building a cornice board out of plywood and mounting it to the ceiling.

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