These cove mitres have a curved shape that matches the curvature of the coving.
Curved shape cove mitres are always made of plastic and can only be used to cut plain coving with the same curvature as them.
Folded triangular shape
These cove mitres are available made of either metal or plastic. They look like a triangular pieces of material that have been folded down the centre.
As this type of cove mitre sits across the coving resting on the coving’s wall and ceiling edges, it can be used on a greater range of coving sizes and designs. The ceiling edge of coving is the edge that’s in contact with the ceiling, while the wall edge makes contact with the wall.