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Topic by dusty_miller posted 07-03-2012 04:48 PM 6577 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dusty_miller

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07-03-2012 04:48 PM

Topic tags/keywords: crown moulding molding joining sunken living room endings finishing height beams holes different styles ceiling question living room decorating

Hi,
We’re renovating our place which features a sunken living room. Problem is…the ceiling is also lowered, and there’s an opening on wall, and a concrete construction beam (outlined in red ) that runs over it. We want to put crown moldings into the living room that are about 5” tall, but don’t know what is the best way to “end” the molding when it reaches the upper living room, or how to finish over the 3ft wide opening, because the beam is only 3” lower than the lowered ceiling.
Our contractor suggested lowering the height of the whole beam so we can just run the 5” molding over it, but we figured it would look pretty wierd because the hole does not extend to the sunken level, it will have a railing. The wall with the hole is completely flat; no nooks or crannies to hide the ends. A completely separate door-frame is also kind of not possible, because there is no ledge to rest it on,
We’re now thinking of putting some kind of block on either side of the hole and running a completely different 3” molding just over the hole. Will this be hideous?

Please give me some advice!
Thanks!!



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07-09-2012 01:11 PM

I’m not an expert here. I’m just a do it your selfer. Can you put in a blind return? I have done it on floor boards where I have a dead end. I wonder. Best of luck.

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07-17-2012 08:59 PM

It’s a little hard to understand exactly what you are describing, but I would suggest some sort of block like you are thinking.

You can go to your local big box store and buy something called a cornice that would work, they are not cheap though. You can also try building a simple one.

Another option that shouldn’t be hard is to have the crown mold terminate itself buy just cutting it as if it were going around and outside corner when it’s really not.

You would have “short cut” on the left side of the long piece (just before the ceiling goes up). Then you would cut another small piece, probably 2”-3”, that is square on the left side and has a “short cut” on the right side. THis would just make a small corner and make the moulding look like it could be going back through the wall.

Just found a photo of it! Check this out.
http://extremehowto.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/To-terminate-a-run-of-moulding.jpg

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07-22-2012 08:31 PM

Sailor, what is the name for that return. I’ve heard it called a blind return but my lingo seems to be off.

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07-23-2012 11:59 PM

I’m not sure, at the time of my post I had no idea what it was called, but I knew what it was.

I would say a blind return sounds good.

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