Outside Radius Corners for Crown Moulding
From contributor J:
Any good wood turner could make up these crown corners (four at a time) just like the baseboard corners and do it much easier then the best plaster-pull process.
From Gary Katz, forum technical advisor:
I'm with contributor R on that one. Crown looks nice when it breaks at an outside corner - that's where you really get good shadows and light across the profile. A two-piece outside corner adds a little more drama and fits into some homes very well, especially with bullnose drywall corners. You can get turned round corners, or even flex-trim round corners, but they don't have the same impact - they don't emphasize the shape of the profile because they don't break at an outside miter. We've always filled the little space with caulking. At one time, there was a company that made these cool little chamfered filler pieces which tapered down to a point - they had to be installed during drywall taping, at the lower edge of the crown. They looked very cool... but filling the small gap isn't even noticeable.
From contributor M:
I am with Gary. I hate 22-1/2 corners on a nice bold crown - cheapens the whole look. The best thing they came up with was the transitioning corner bead from radius to square.
The plaster corner was impressive but not practical.
From contributor B:
Here are some we made last year.
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