Monday, August 7, 2017

How to Fit a Door into a Wet Door Jamb - Part 1 of 2 - The Tools

Fig.1 Electric Planer
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Electric Cord 50-feet
Electric Planer
Saw Horses
Shelf mat

Mrs. H lives in Hollywood, California. Today, the job was to shave a door that had been wet and no longer fit in his wood jamb.

This post shows the four steps on the tools used to shave the door so it can fit in its door frame.

Step 1:  Fig.1 shows the electric wood planner used to make the door smaller. Fig.2 shows a 50-foor electrical cord.
Fig.2 Electrical cord

Step 2:  Fig.3 shows two saw horses and a single stationary horse.

Fig.3 Saw Horses
Fig.4 Stationary Horse
Step 3: Fig.5 shows white rubber mat used to keep from marring the doors on the saw horses.
Fig.5 Soft rubber mat
Step 4:  Fig.6 shows a claw hammer that will be used to remove door pins.
Fig.6 Claw Hammer
How to Fit a Door into a Wet Door Jamb:
  • Part 1 of 2 - The Tools
  • Part 2 of 2 - Shaving the Door

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