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  1. Carpentry
    Did a dry fitting of the door into the frame and it fit perfectly with 20cent coin (2p UK equivalent) gap the whole way around. I installed hinges on the door and was really happy with how flush i got the hinges into the door and frame. In spite of this the door is very tight/doesnt close on the...
  2. Interior Decorating
    1. We had a door that we wanted to keep closed, and not having any suitable ready-made device at hand, we made one from a spring rattrap. Saw off the bait end of the trap and screw the remaining part to the door casing. Protect the adjacent surface with a piece of tin. "This door closer works...
  3. Building & Construction
    Putting a 20 inch door in a very restricted place. I'm pretty handy but I don't think I'm up to a door from scratch. Pre-hung door rough width is 21 3/8. My hard fought opening is 21.00. I thought about routing down one of the side 2X4s but rejected that. Well nailed and glued as I do. I...
  4. Carpentry
    I have a Therma-Tru front door that is wood. I bought the unit about 8 years ago with two side transoms and a top transom. To make a long story short the door has a huge gap at the top and curves in towards the inside of the house. Therma-Tru claims to have a lifetime warranty. Therma-Tru...
  5. Building & Construction
    I removed old drywall and tile in bathroom and am replacing with drywall and panelling. The door frame sticks out farther at the top than at the bottom and I would like to know how to shim it before I put in the drywall. It would have to be at least a 4' shim going from 1/2" or 3/8" to nothing...
  6. Carpentry
    I'm installing new molding in my bedroom, and when I started installing the door trim I realized that the the tops of the three doors were not level. The doors are all in a row on one wall, and the trim that I am installing is going to be pretty complex, with crown type molding on top, not...
  7. Carpentry
    Hello, I just bought my first house and am attempting to put up a door casing around the arch way between the family room and dining room. Its really a square opening (not an arch), but I found that the edge along the top of the opening is not level. It arches down a bit in the middle...
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