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 »

DIY Door Frame Installation?

The wood frame around your door seals off and hides the joint between the door jamb (the flat span of wood that faces inward toward the door opening) and the wall. There are many ways to frame a do... Read More »

How to Trim a Door Frame?

Whenever you install a door, you are left with a gap between the jamb and the house framing. This gap is too big to fill, so you have to cover it with trim, and the trim you install should compleme... Read More »