I have to trim my very first pocket door tomorrow or Thursday and was wondering what the correct procedure is for installing jambs. I asked at the yard if they had PD jamb stock and they had never heard of such a beast. I now have a rocked 2×4 wall on the “strike” side and the two tracks (rocked) on both top and the “pocket” side. Do I premake a jamb like a CO? or install piece by piece starting with the top ? If the latter do I use shims or just go tight to the top and pocket sides? (Looks like it would be hard to shim there). After I get the jambs in do I use stops, or anything else to pretty it up? Both sides are fairly plumb. The tracks on the pocket side are enclosed in a metal “stud” with a small openings I assume for nailing the jamb. Thanks for all your help.
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