06:30PM | 04/27/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
2 lifetime posts
Have a new front door slab, mahogany, and the old jam is not square. I uses a square to figure this out. How do I go about sizing and cutting to door to do what the jam does. Is there a special angled tool to pick the correct angle to cut. My door is 4 inches larger than the door frame in height.


04:12PM | 05/06/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
Replace the jamb, is the best way.

Remover the trims & plumb/square the existing jamb is the 2nd best way.

Place the door into/against the opening tight to the hinge side (spaced 1/8 for the hinges which you'll match up) shim it tight & mark it out is not the way to do it but... it may be a project you can't do the proper way. Remember to plane the back angle on the opening side.

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