How to Frame a Door Jam?

Answer The doorjamb is the structural portion of the wall around your door. The doorframe covers the edge of the jamb, dressing it out. There are several ways to configure the frame, with the easiest bein... Read More »

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Is a 1966 2 Door Chevelle Frame the Same As a 4 Door Chevelle Frame?

The 1966 two- and four-door Chevrolet Chevelles have identical frames. The frame is equipped with identical suspension, steering, rear axle and brake components. The length of the bodies of the two... Read More »

How much larger than the door should the door frame be?

At the bottom of the frame, you should leave an extra 3/8 inch of space for floor underlayment and ¾ of an inch extra for flooring. A total of 3/4 of an inch of space should be left for the sides,... Read More »

How to Frame a Door Jamb?

Doors are framed in two three sided rectangular arches. The outside arch is a part of the wall and consists of two pairs of vertical studs, two studs on each side and a horizontal header. The jamb,... Read More »

How to Frame a Door Opening?

Here is a method of framing a door opening.