Ultimate Guide to Crown Molding: Plan, Design, Install

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Creative Homeowner, 2007 - House & Home - 223 pages
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The Ultimate Guide to Crown Molding shows readers how they can add style and originality to their homes just by installing crown molding. With over 350 photographs, author Neal Barrett takes readers through the process of selecting crown molding designs for their homes, choosing the right materials, and mastering the techniques of cutting and installing the trim work. But the heart of the book is the 30 crown-molding projects. Each contains detailed step-by-step photographs and clear concise text that show how each unique design is created. An extensive resource guide is provided for locating unusual tools and materials, along with a comprehensive index and glossary to cover the whole spectrum of the crown molding process. This approach gives even the novice do-it-yourselfer the confidence to tackle the projects. More-experienced homeowners and professional trim carpenters can use author's designs in their own projects.

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Molding can instantly add glamour and sophistication to any home. Barrett (The Ultimate Guide to Trim Carpentry) here focuses only on top-of-wall crown molding, cutting through the bewildering array ... Read full review

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This is one of the better books on crown molding. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Neal Barrett is a woodworker and furniture designer as well as the owner of Barrett Woodworking in Rochester, New York. He is the author of dozens of magazine articles that have appeared in numerous publications. Neal is the author of Creative Homeowner's Ultimate Guide to Trim Carpentry.

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