I’ve hung lots of pre-hung doors, hinge-mortised doors for existing jambs, but I’ve never put a door/jamb unit together on my own. Are there any pitfalls I should know about? I have a pair of 18″ louvered doors (6/8) that I’m going to use for a linen closet in a hallway alcove. They haven’t been hinge-mortised yet. I’ll be using three brass 3-1/2″ hinges per door. When I build the jamb do I use plain old 3/4 stock? Should I butt the head jamb to the sides or rabbet the sides to accept the head? If the doors are 36″ total how much room should be added to the width of the jamb? Any advice is appreciated
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