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Jigs for jambs (and other door-hanging advice) Jigs for jambs (and other door-hanging advice)

Measuring and cutting jigs make for fast, accurate, sturdy door-hanging

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

Jambmaster

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 

Perfect Miter Joints Every Time
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Perfect Miter Joints Every TimeOnline Membership Required

The trick is to assemble door and window trim with biscuits first, then nail it in place

Installing a Split-Jamb DoorOnline Membership Required

These precased doors are quick to install and allow variations in wall thicknesses

The Trick to Hanging French DoorsOnline Membership Required

Knowing where to place the shims is half the battle

Building a Bow Window From ScratchOnline Membership Required

Lay out the curved plates with a trammel, then use them as a bending form for laminated trim

Installing Arch-Top WindowsOnline Membership Required

How one builder supports the loads without a conventional header, then uses a trammel jig to cut siding and casing

Tying a Bow to an EyebrowOnline Membership Required

Carpenters mix compound curves to build a bow window topped by an eyebrow roof

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