Because they’re a great space saver, pocket doors are often the only way to make small rooms accessible. A tiny half-bath carved from an existing floor plan is a perfect exam ple. But pocket doors aren’t just for tiny baths and town-house closets; they’re also a classy way to separate larger living spaces, such as the pair of biparting doors separating the library or dining room in a large manor house. Unfortunately, pocket doors have a well-deserved reputation for being finicky. Sometimes pocket doors don’t line up with their jambs, sometimes they rub on the floor or pocket, and sometimes they just fall off the track.
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How were the pocket screw holes in the plywood done? Which jig did you use? I would like to do this on site with a jig that is portable and, preferably, when the plywood is in place. But I am unclear how to clamp a jig to the plywood under these circumstances.