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Old 08-08-2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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Doorframes flush with framing


I am working on a bathroom renovation project in a '70s house.
All the doorframes in my house are flush with the frames. This is not something I did - the house simply came that way.
So, when I hang my drywall, it will essentially extend past the door frame by 1/2".
Do you have any suggestions on how to finish the edges of the drywall in this particular application?

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Old 08-08-2013, 01:50 PM   #2
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Doorframes flush with framing


Need to add what's called jamb extensions so the sheet rock comes close to the side of the jambs not over the ends of then,
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That way the casing will cover the gap between the extension and the rough framing.
Do not try and make the extension flush with the old jambs. leave about 3/16" exposure. That way there's no misaligned trim that would need sanding or filler.

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