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teul2
Crown molding

Looking to add some crown to what will be my man room.
It will have the old feel of the house (1899 Victorian) but I want it to be manly also (I don't really consider Victorian manly per-say :D).

I want to do a beefy molding and thought about actually doubling it up with a 1x4 box. Basically we would take two 1x4s make an "L" shaped 1/2 box, put that in the corner. The put crown on both sides of it. I've seen this done in a local Colonial house and it had a great look.

I need ideas / suggestions / comments / etc. What do you think?

Here are a few shots of the room as it sits now. Sorry I didn't get all the way up to the ceiling. But there is a picture rail about 1 & 1/2 feet from the ceiling (12 foot ceilings). The room will be a dark brown with white trim.

teul2
Re: Crown molding

Well, went ahead and did something different.

bp21901
Re: Crown molding

Looks great, but with the color of those walls, you need to turn in your man card!! :D ;)

teul2
Re: Crown molding
bp21901 wrote:

Looks great, but with the color of those walls, you need to turn in your man card!! :D ;)

Walls are going to brown from pink.
Man card intact.

jkirk
Re: Crown molding

good call, but down forget the beer fridge

the crown looks like 2 piece, baseboard run around the top of the walls up to the ceiling first?

teul2
Re: Crown molding

Correct on the baseboard run.

Beer fridge is an old 50's model pull handle General Electric I got for free and re-wired and repainted.

I've got this man room covered.

jkirk
Re: Crown molding

50's style fridge?!?!? where'd you get it, my dream man kitchen is a 50's diner style

teul2
Re: Crown molding

It was in an old office of a company I used to work for.
It didn't work, so they gave it to me.
I rewired it and re painted it and it runs like a top.

teul2
Re: Crown molding

FYI, Almost done

bp21901
Re: Crown molding

That looks fantastic....thanks for posting the pic's

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