I have a problem. A neighbor helped me trim a window. The jamb extensions extended slightly too far into the room. To get the trim to lie flat against the wall, he took a belt sander and sanded down the jamb extensions to make them flush w/the wall. Problem is, he did not sand evenly, and anyone looking closely will see that the edges are no longer flat.
He never did get the extensions quite flush w/the wall, so I have a bit of wood to play with. I'm thinking of using a flush-cut saw to go all the way around the jam, which hopefully will leave me with a nice surface. But would it be better for me to use a plane instead?
I can't easily remove the jamb extensions. They were attached to the window at the factory. The thought of trying to detach them does not fill me with joy.
I rather wish I hadn't let this friend help me. I'm no expert on trimwork, but taking a belt-sander to jambs that were protruding 1/8-1/4 inch just seemed wrong to me, and the results, sadly enough, confirm it.
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