Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Corner

In this category we include different articles we feel are important and informative for the avid do-it-yourselfer.


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Beginner’s Guide to Installing Crown Molding
Beginner’s Guide to Installing Crown Molding Sun, Sep 19, 2021 Canada's handyman, Steve Maxwell, discusses EZCrown... Of all the ways trim can make the inside of your home look better, crown molding delivers the most bang for the buck. It had fallen out of favour for decades, but the 1980s saw the beginning o... Read More
By Steve Maxwell

CROWN MOLDING MADE EASY... Confessions of a DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas
CROWN MOLDING MADE EASY... Confessions of a DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas Thu, Oct 24, 2019 Crown Molding Made Easy Confessions of A DIY Weekend Warrior by Dr. Athas N. Kometas As a dedicated DIY weekend warrior, the details of construction have always fascinated me.   Understanding ‘the why’ and ‘the how’ things are done co... Read More

SANDING BETWEEN COATS: The #1 Most Important Wood Finishing Step
SANDING BETWEEN COATS: The #1 Most Important Wood Finishing Step Sat, May 07, 2022 If you are staining your crown, this is a great tutorial... Read More

Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim
Tips and Techniques for Finishing Trim Wed, Apr 20, 2022 Achieving a flawless finish is all about proper prep, taking the correct steps, and applying the right product with quality tools. Read More

What To Know About Miter Saw Blades
What To Know About Miter Saw Blades Fri, Apr 15, 2022 Miter saws are popular tools among professionals and DIYers for good reason. They let you precisely cut a variety of materials, helping complete work quickly and safely. Using one makes installing EZCrown even easier!  Read More

How to Use a Coping Saw to Cut and Cope Molding (Video)
How to Use a Coping Saw to Cut and Cope Molding (Video) Tue, Feb 08, 2022 This is the easy way to get tight-fitting joints on inside corners. Discover how to create perfect, tight-fitting inside joints on chair rail molding. The same techniques work for crown and base molding. Learn how to use a coping saw and you can m... Read More

Mill Your Own Wide Crown Moulding & Free Plans Download
Mill Your Own Wide Crown Moulding & Free Plans Download Sat, Oct 02, 2021 The process Steve Maxwell explains is fast and the profiles you get are crisper and more intricate than what comes off a lumber rack. You can also make use of wood species beyond all that ordinary pine and oak stuff. And if you ever choose to sell... Read More

14 Pro-Approved Tips for Achieving Tight Miters Every Time
14 Pro-Approved Tips for Achieving Tight Miters Every Time Sun, Jun 21, 2020  This article contains some useful tips on mitering corners.   Read More

Expert Guide for Choosing the Right Caulk for Any Job
Expert Guide for Choosing the Right Caulk for Any Job Sun, Jun 07, 2020 Even with the EZCrown system, you may have some minor caulking needs.  Especially with very old homes.  This article contains great information on what you should look for. Read More

Drywall Anchors: Do They Work?
Drywall Anchors: Do They Work? Mon, Jun 01, 2020 When you need to hang something in a spot without a stud, drywall anchors are the way to go. But can they be trusted to bear the rated weight?  This article from  Family Handyman says 'YES'! EZCrown frames have pre-drilled holes created exclusi... Read More

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