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Simplify Door Installation Video: Simplify Door Installation

A carpenter demonstrates how he uses a jig to measure a door's jamb legs with speed and accuracy

Fuss-free door hanger's jig
Fuss-free door hanger's jigOnline Membership Required


Tip: Measuring out-of-level floors

Q & A: Drywall cracks above a door

A Simple Approach to a Paneled Passageway
A Simple Approach to a Paneled PassagewayOnline Membership Required

Starting with a prehung door, you can create an elegant vestibule by adding frame-and-panel jamb extensions

A Fast, Foolproof Method for Fitted Doors
A Fast, Foolproof Method for Fitted DoorsOnline Membership Required

With plywood strips and hot-melt glue, you can make a template that guarantees a perfect fit 

Replacing a door threshold
Replacing a door threshold

Learn how to make and fine-tune the template, then measure, cut, and replace the threshold like a pro

No-Trim Door Jambs
No-Trim Door JambsOnline Membership Required

For a clean, contemporary look, create a door jamb, stop and casing from one piece of wood

Installing Bifold Doors
Installing Bifold DoorsOnline Membership Required

Preassembling the jambs and the casings makes for a faster, more accurate job

Making Trim From MDF
Making Trim From MDFOnline Membership Required

Medium-density fiberboard mills and paints well whether you're creating straight runs or curves

Installing Prehung Doors
Installing Prehung Doors

An accurate level and a bucketful of shims will correct just about any out-of-plumb condition

Tip: Solo level shots

Making Curved Casing
Making Curved CasingOnline Membership Required

Strip-laminating arches to match straight casing profiles

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