How To Cut A Scarf Joint Baseboard
Let’s do a scarf joint!
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I want to show you what one looks like done before I share how to make one.
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I’ve found two reasons to do scarf joints... a wall over 12’ or it you have uneven floors.
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This wall is longer than 12’ so it needs a scarf joint.
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Set your miter saw at 45 and cut.
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To do this: you cut the left side of your right board and the right side of the left board.
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Leave your saw at the same angle. Once you cut both, this is what it will look like.
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There’s the scarf! To measure: you measure from the tip of the scarf to the wall.
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Let’s install!
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Nail in! Wood fill and then paint!
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Easy peasy!
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