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xx   DOOR

Doors inside and out. Two step-by-step makeover projects. (1) Installing a new prehung exterior door. (2) Scraping and repainting an interior door.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 2000 (v.23#8) pg. 29

Installing a standard (non-prehung) door. Step-by-step instructions.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 18

Replace your door with an easy-to-install pre-hung unit. Tips on installation.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 52

Step-by-step guide to installing a classic solid-wood door that is not pre-hung.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 43

How to replace a door jamb.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 9

How to hang a new interior door in an existing jamb.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 74

Replace an existing entry door with a prehung door. Step-by-step instructions are described and illustrated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #386 Mar 1998 (v.48#3) pg. 42

Installing a prehung interior door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #401 Sep 1999 (v.49#8) pg. 93

Scribing (fitting) extension jambs to the irregular walls of older homes.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #58 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 26

Technique for installing the jambs of pre-hung doors and the extension jambs and sills of windows.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #58 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 26

Jig made from a cheap hollow-core door is used to quickly install and shim multiple door frames of the same size.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 32

French-door retrofit. How to remove an existing double-hung window, create a 6-ft. wide opening, and install a pair of French doors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 42

Tip on installing a wider stud adjacent to a door opening so that all of the hinge screw holes will allow penetration into solid wood.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 32

Ordering and installing prehung doors. Precise results require careful planning.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #74 Apr-May 1992 pg. 62

Tip on removing just one side of a damaged door jam without messing up the rest of the installation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 28

Tip on re-fitting a square door into a non-square door jam after a house has shifted.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 26

Jamb-setting fixture for installing tall pre-hung doors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 32

Installing prehung doors. An accurate level and a bucketful of shims will correct just about any out-of-plumb condition.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #96 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 46

Retrofitting a threshold. Installing a water-return three-piece metal threshold which provides extra weather protection in exposed locations.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 70

How to install a marble threshold in a doorway.
HOME MECHANIX #759 Oct 1991 (v.87) pg. 17

Installing a fire-safe door between an attached garage and living space.
HOME MECHANIX #765 May 1992 (v.88) pg. 24

Replacing doors. Removing old interior doors and hanging new ones using the old door as a template.
HOME MECHANIX #782 Feb 1994 (v.90) pg. 52

Installing an insulated steel entry door kit into an exterior wall where no door existed before.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1995 (v.172#1) pg. 84

Use three nails and a length of string to install door jams without the need for a level.
WOODWORKER Aug 1992 (v.96#8) pg. 55

Jig works along with a small hydraulic jack to raise heavy doors during installation.
WOODWORKER Sep 1992 (v.96#9) pg. 83

Hinge hanging helper. Simple device to ensure that the correct clearance is maintained between door and jamb.
WOODWORKER Jun 1993 (v.97#6) pg. 29

Install a secure entry door. How to replace an existing wooden door and frame with a new steel door and frame.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1990 (v.46#4) pg. 34

Installing a replacement entry door. Accompanying article looks at selecting windows and doors.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1995 (v.51#4) pg. 44

Replacing an interior door in an existing frame.
WORKBENCH #254 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.55#4) pg. 36