New wall and Crown Molding

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Old 07-24-18, 02:06 PM
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New wall and Crown Molding

I'm dividing a large room in 2 but there is baseboard and crown molding around the entire room. I can't think of an easy way to miter the corners of the new and old moldings without having to remove all the moldings already installed that will intersect with the new wall.. Ideas?

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Old 07-24-18, 02:21 PM
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You can cut one side (the existing side) square then cope the one that meets it.
 
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So make a straight cut on the one already on the wall and also on the new molding but on the new molding cope it? sounds to easy lol
 
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Old 07-24-18, 02:42 PM
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The existing one gets a square cut. The new one that lays over it gets COPED. Watch a video on coping if you don't know how. It gets cut at a 45 like a miter but then you use a coping saw or jigsaw to remove the wood that has been crosscut, leaving only the outline of the profile.

​​The profiles need to match exactly for a cope to look the best. When you do it right it looks just like a miter.
 
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Ok got it, I saw a video on what you meant. Thanks!!
 
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