Irishk
 
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Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 10:01 am
@edgarblythe,
They even make styrofoam crown mouldings. Once it's painted, you can't really tell the difference.
http://www.decorativeceilingtiles.net/product_images/m/895/130_DCT_Plain_Styrofoam_Crown_Molding_6_inch_installed_image__41343_zoom.JPG
jcboy
 
  2  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 10:04 am
@Irishk,
I see an arch in that photo Cool
Irishk
 
  1  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 10:05 am
@jcboy,
That's why I picked it Smile
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Butrflynet
 
  1  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 06:15 pm
@jcboy,
Do those corner pieces make the compound miter cuts easier to do or do they give you twice as many compounds to accomplish?
ossobuco
 
  1  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 06:39 pm
@Butrflynet,
Me, find a carpenter with brains. By now, he (likely a he) is getting older.

I can't even imagine adding styrofoam moldings.

ossobuco
 
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Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 06:50 pm
@ossobuco,
Before I self destruct from anger (styrofoam moldings, christ),

I'll just add that people should/could pay attention to the nature of their own houses.

If they are tract houses, which many of us have, don't faux them up.

Some tract houses by good builders are worth mucho in California.

I know, I know, people played with all this, back when I was first interested in architecture. And after that, all sorts of houses were ruined and featured in magazines.

Listen to your house, even if it is a tract place.
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jcboy
 
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Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 07:53 pm
@Butrflynet,
Oh very easy! I have a miter saw in the garage. I put them in all four corners and the blocks in the center of the room, just cut the crown molding to size and it fits perfectly.
ossobuco
 
  1  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 07:59 pm
@jcboy,
Lucky boy..
jcboy
 
  1  
Reply Sat 11 Aug, 2012 08:00 pm
@ossobuco,
When I first started using that saw it scared the crap out of me Cool
FOUND SOUL
 
  1  
Reply Sun 12 Aug, 2012 03:23 am
@jcboy,
Why? What movies had you watched Smile

I can see you going into business "when you are older" renovating houses , called JC's makeovers for less ! Charged accordingly, off course. I know an Agent that can advise even though you are thousands of miles away Smile
Karlpt
 
  1  
Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2012 12:43 pm
@jcboy,
Its good you shifting to Florida. Welcome here. You should apply for that in any bank or from any finance company.
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MMarciano
 
  1  
Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2012 07:46 pm
@FOUND SOUL,
He’s already in the process of doing just that. He’s planning on going in with a partner in buying a building downtown and turning it into lofts. I think they have the right idea, downtown is booming here in St. Pete. They should have no problem renting the lofts.
the prince
 
  1  
Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2012 08:52 pm
@MMarciano,
Hmmm....been thinking of buying something in Florida for sometime myself.
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ossobuco
 
  1  
Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2012 08:55 pm
@MMarciano,
That does sound good.
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jcboy
 
  1  
Reply Wed 19 Sep, 2012 01:37 pm
I had four can lighting with LED bulbs put in the Florida room. Plus a photo of the floor after refinishing. Hard to photo the floor because it shines too much! And now that I have finished everything its almost time to move lol.

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p622/richone4/l_zps2f90bb45.jpg

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p622/richone4/f_zps932ad370.jpg
jcboy
 
  1  
Reply Wed 19 Sep, 2012 02:06 pm
@jcboy,
The arch came out nicely.

It’s actually a large room, I just never could figure out what to do with it so it just became home for the dogs and tortoises and storage for things I didn’t know where else to put.

http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p622/richone4/arch_zpsbd3e9f1b.jpg
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Keith424
 
  1  
Reply Wed 19 Sep, 2012 04:24 pm
@jcboy,
Looks good peanut!
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kiarajeckson
 
  1  
Reply Tue 25 Sep, 2012 12:32 am
@jcboy,
A great work done by you.Very impressive.
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paulsmith544
 
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Reply Mon 14 Jan, 2013 10:26 pm
@jcboy,
Great work JCboy.. it fun doing your home your self..
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