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Winter 2013-2014

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Woodworking Tool News - General Crown Molding Jig

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General Crown Molding Jig

The majestic, elegant tradition of crown molding dates back to ancient Greece and Rome and is more popular than ever today. The challenge for carpenters, builders, cabinet and furniture makers, woodworkers and DIYers has always been the accurate cutting to create seamless corner joints. Well, no more! The new EžZ Pro Crown King (880) from General Tools & Instruments (General®) makes precise crown molding cutting a snap, eliminating trial and error and saving time and money. Whether dressing up adjoining ceilings and walls, adding decorative elements to cabinetry and furniture, or enhancing door and window hoods, crown molding lends artistic flair that now can be accomplished easily and affordably.

Unlike other crown molding jigs on the market, General’s Crown King requires no assembly and is designed for the ultimate ease of use. Right out of the box, it enables the production of interior and exterior corner joints with the three most common crown molding spring angles. The Crown King comprises two pieces: the jig itself and a versatile insert/adapter. Without the insert, the jig is positioned for cutting 45-degree spring angle moldings. With the insert, it is quickly reconfigured to accommodate 38- or 52-degree spring angles.

In combination with a miter saw, the Crown King can create precise joining angles every time. Simply measure the corner angle, divide it by half, set your miter saw to that angle, cut and fit. The jig streamlines the creation of crown molding by eliminating:

· complicated compound miter angle calculations

· coping of joints

· compound-angle cutting

· back-cuts

· auxiliary fences

· confusing upside-down miter box positioning

 

About General Tools & Instruments

Headquartered in New York City since 1922, General Tools & Instruments remains the market leader in precision specialty hand tools. Recent product advancements and corporate acquisitions have expanded General’s line to include over 1,500 precision tools and hand-held instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by contractors, professionals, technicians, DIYers and hobbyists in a broad range of industries. To learn more about General Tools & Instruments and its products, visit www.generaltools.com or call Customer Support at 1-800-697-8665.