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Old 11-23-2014, 04:42 PM   #1
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Interior barn door bowing


I built and hung a sliding barn door and now months later I am noticing a curve, bowing out along the bottom mostly. Tried to take a pic but it doe not show up well. Is this due to the weather change? I assume it is my trim contracting? I used wood from Lowes and didn't give a thought to moisture content. Thoughts on cause and what I could do fix? Thanks
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Old 11-23-2014, 05:23 PM   #2
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Most BIG BOX lumber ain't totally dry yet, and will usually warp a little when it finishes drying.


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Without a picture or at least telling us how it was built not sure anyone's going to be of much help.
If you built it out of pressure treated wood, there's your reason.
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A few more details,Please.

How are the sides finished?

How thick ,in total, is the outside edge of the door?

Is the door made up of several layers of wood or one solid member?
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:58 AM   #5
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one of three things, assuming it was built flat -
1. not even sealing on both sides of the door (e.g. 3 coats each side)
2. uneven ambient moisture/heat on one side of the door vs the other. when it is open, is one side against a wall.
3. high moisture content of lumber before built.
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