Question: How Do You Attach Crown Molding To Cabinets??

Provide a nailing surface for crown moulding by attaching solid wood mounting strips to the top edges of the cabinets.

Cut strips of straight 3/4-in x 1-1/2-in wood to fit the front and sides of each cabinet.

(Use one long strip for a row of cabinets the same depth.)

How do you measure and cut crown molding for kitchen cabinets?


  • Use a tape measure to find the length from one cabinet side to the next. Place the tape measure flush against each area you will add crown molding to.
  • Use a sliding bevel to find the angle of outside corners.
  • Measure the angle of inside corners with a sliding bevel.
  • Use a protractor to find the degree of each angle.

How do you install cabinet trim?



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Should crown molding match kitchen cabinets?

But if we’re painting kitchen cabinets in a new color, homeowners often ask us whether their crown molding should be painted to match. Since crown molding often joins up with the kitchen’s upper cabinets, the color choice will get noticed.

Do you put crown molding in the kitchen?

Kitchen Cabinet Crown Molding

Many homeowners are using it above their cabinets all the way to the ceiling, to give a seamless look to the kitchen, adding additional height to their cabinets. Other styles show the crown molding as a border for the top of the cabinets, to give a finished look.

Is it hard to install crown molding?

The hardest part of installing crown molding is cutting the corners. You can’t do it like any other trim pieces because the molding sits at an angle between the wall and the ceiling (Image 1). Using a coping saw (Image 2) is the easiest way to cut the corners because a coped joint is tighter than a mitered joint.

What angle do you cut crown molding corner cabinets?

Set miter angle to half wall angle. For example: 45° miter for 90° walls. If using a Compound Miter Saw, Set Bevel angle to 0° (No bevel) On an inside corner, the top of the molding will be shorter; on an outside corner, the bottom will be shorter.

How do you tell the top from the bottom of crown molding?

Crown molding can look good both ways: in its usual alignment or upside-down, which makes it difficult to determine the end that’s supposed to be the top. Generally, the end with the least amount of detail goes on top, and the decorative trim faces the bottom.

How do you cut and hang crown molding?

To install crown molding:

  1. Measure the length of each wall.
  2. Set the miter saw to a 45° angle.
  3. Position the bottom of the molding against the saw fence and table.
  4. Tilt the molding so the back is flush with the saw fence.
  5. Cut the crown molding to length.
  6. Hold the molding on the wall, and nail it in place to the studs.

How do you put up crown molding?


  • Determine which type of crown molding to use. Wood molding can be expensive.
  • Cut the corners of the molding.
  • Measure and mark the wall.
  • Cut the first measured piece.
  • Cut the next piece to fit an inside corner.
  • Understand how the pieces fit together.
  • Cut the molding at a 45-degree angle.
  • Cope the joint.

What do I need to install crown molding?

  1. Plan Your Installation.
  2. Measure the Room and Mark the Stud Locations.
  3. Put the Moulding Against a Framing Square.
  4. Begin at the Wall Opposite the Door.
  5. Lay out the Cope Joint.
  6. Set up the Miter Saw.
  7. Undercut along the Profile with a Coping Saw.
  8. Test-Fit the Cut.

How do you install upper cabinets?



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