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Old 05-30-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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custom sized closet door

We accidentally crushed a closet door during remodelling.

It's just a tiny closet in the hallway.

The width of the jam is 17 3/4". So a standard, cheapy 18" door won't fit.

I am thinking that the easiest option is to buy one of these cheap, hollow-core 18" doors and rip 3/8" off both sides. Then, I'd have to rout out spots for the hinges, and then pray that there's enough material left to screw the hinges to?

Any advice or warnings?


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Old 05-30-2012, 07:17 PM   #2
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Is a cheap hollow core door what you want?

Look at the door from the top and see how thick the edge is---you may not have enough wood (or pressed fiber board) to hold screws--

You might consider using a solid door--


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Order one,I had to order 4 custom doors from Blue and they were not that high,but the wait time was two weeks.
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