Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com explains the techniques for making the perfect miter cut when trimming out ...
interior doors and windows.
Tags:finish carpentry,finished carpentry,how to make perfect miter cut,miter box,miter cuts,miter saw
Grab video code:
Hi, my name is Mark Donovan from HomeAdditionPlus.com. Installing interior trim such as door or window trim is a task most homeowners can tackle as long as they have the right knowledge and the right tools for doing the job. The most important aspect of installing anterior trim is making perfect cuts. And so today, I want to spend a little time with you showing you how to make the perfect miter cuts. Again as I said, tools are the most important things that you need to think about. We can make miter cuts using a standard hand miter saw and a miter saw box. However, the cuts are non-precise and your hinge or joints will not be very clean.
My partner in doing a professional job is to use a compound power miter saw. This compound power miter saw has a plate and allows us to cut angles from plus and minus 45 degrees. It also has the ability to adjust the blade and avert position as well for the compound and the cut. The most important tool to any type of job and when working on a project like this is safety glasses. So make sure you have a set of safety glasses before you start this project.
The first thing you want to do to make a perfect miter cut is to know how to make measurement. When making miter cut, make a measuring on the interior edge of the trim. You use the tape measure, measure from the base, the floor up to the edge where you want the inside form to be. You make a mark on the trim board and this will be your inside edge for the cut. Once you have made your measurements on the trim board, we are now going to make the cut. In order to make a perfect miter cut, you want to double or cut the edge on the trim board. To do that, you can either adjust the vertical angle or what I prefer is just simply use a piece of cardboard. Put it on top of the miter saw and place the board over. This causes the board to lift up a little bit which causes the back cut.
So, I line up the mark to my cardboard and meet the board and make my cut or repeat the process on the other side, however, we need to rotate this for the opposite direction, enter our board in, find your mark and make your cut. Now, all we need to do is simply just confirm the cut is nice and square. Put the two pieces together and as you can see here, we have a nice clean, perfectly seamed cut. But unless you can see maybe a little bit better and you see nice clean cut. Once you have made your perfect miter cuts, all you need is catch up the ends of the board, then go ahead, and install on to the window or the door. To learn about more installing interior trim, whether it be a door or a window, visit HomeAdditionPlus.com and click on Evaluation-Books. We got a couple of books to give you a detailed instructions and pictures for every step in the process for installing window trim or door trim.
Thank you very much for watching and good luck with your trim project.