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xx   DOOR

Anatomy of hidden pocket doors, the style often found on audio-video furniture. Details on their operation and construction.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 58

Pocket door particulars. How to install a track-mounted sliding door that disappears within a wall cavity on one side of the doorway.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1997 (v.20#4) pg. 28

How to install a space-saving pocket door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #275 Jan 1987 (v.37#1) pg. 36

How to install a pocket door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #333 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.42#10) pg. 43

Installing a prebuilt set of French-style pocket doors in an existing wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #355 Feb 1995 (v.45#2) pg. 44

Repairing a broken pocket door by replacing the track and/or rollers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #384 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.48#1) pg. 31

Tip: Trim the bottom of pocket doors in place (without removing them).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 10

Tip: Build this temporary spacer to hold pocket-door strapping in position while drywalling.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #24 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 pg. 22

Pocket doors. Looks at both kit doors and custom-built doors. Includes tips on repairing old pocket doors
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 63
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 6

Tip on reinforcing the skimpy split jamb found on some pocket doors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 28

Tip on using a pneumatic ratchet wrench (attached to a long pole) to reach inside a pocket-door slot to remove or install the screws holding the track. Eliminates the need to cut holes in the wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #108 Apr-May 1997 pg. 30

Tips on removing a pocket door to service the rollers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #112 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 20

Disappearing doors provide easy cabinet access. Selecting and installing pocket-door hardware systems in applications like a television cabinet.
FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 70

Tip on adjusting a pocket door.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 92

Simple division. How to install a spacesaving pocket door to convert a large room into two smaller rooms.
HOME MECHANIX #755 May 1991 (v.87) pg. 57

Installing a window in a pocket door.
HOME MECHANIX #787 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.90) pg. 88
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #789 Oct 1994 (v.90) pg. 7

How to install double pocket doors without ripping open the wall.
HOME MECHANIX #796 Jun 1995 (v.91) pg. 62

Pocket doors. A fresh look at a smart space saver. What is available and installation tips.
HOMEOWNER May 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 54

Hardware and installation of interior bypass sliding, pocket, surface sliding, and bifold doors.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #656 Jan 1983 (v.79) pg. 36

Unsticking a balky sliding door (pocket door).
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1977 (v.5#3) pg. 28

How to repair and adjust sliding (pocket) doors of the bottom-track, rolling type.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1983 (v.11#4) pg. 79

How to repair and adjust sliding (pocket) doors of the top-hung type.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1983 (v.11#6) pg. 115

Back on track. Getting the kinks out of pocket doors. Technique for fixing one of the most common designs which feature two-wheeled trucks that ride on a wood track.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.22#7) pg. 30

Installing pocket sliding doors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1963 (v.120#3) pg. 150

How to install a pocket door. Shows how to replace an existing swinging door with a door that slides into the wall. Requires some re-framing of the door opening.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1986 (v.163#10) pg. 103

Replace an interior door that swings open with a pocket door that slides back into an opening in the wall.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1975 (v.207#4) pg. 138

How to unstick a pocket door.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 67