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Old 12-27-2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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Framing for pocket doors


An anyone give me a step by step of how to frame a pocket door on a basement concrete floor? Please include any and all wood that needs to be used? I am have difficulty figuring out what type of wood to use for the portion of door which creates a pocket and how to secure this wood to the concrete floor.
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An anyone give me a step by step of how to frame a pocket door on a basement concrete floor? Please include any and all wood that needs to be used? I am have difficulty figuring out what type of wood to use for the portion of door which creates a pocket and how to secure this wood to the concrete floor.

Just buy a pocket door kit,and read the instructions and your good to go.
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That's good advice. One of the "unique" things in our log home (designed by the wife) is that every interior door, all seven of them, is a pocket door. Several companies manufacture kits for installing them - I think I got mine at Lowe's. With mine, there are metal brackets securing them to the floor, so you'd need a masonry bit and appropriate fasteners for that.
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