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xx   DOOR

How to install well-fitting mitered trim (molding) around doors and window openings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 39

A better approach to installing door and window trim is to build the entire prefinished frame in the workshop (using biscuit joints) and then place it around the door or window.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 16

Installing finish trim. Master these basic cutting and installation techniques and you will be able to apply finish trim with expert accuracy. Cutting miters. Applying door casing and window trim. Installing baseboards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 57

Making door and window casings. Three distinctive styles of trim described (Craftsman, post and lintel, classical flute).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #375 Feb 1997 (v.47#2) pg. 39

How to tighten miter joints in the corners of doorway woodwork.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 17

Installing wood door, window and baseboard trim. Includes tips and secrets the pros use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 81

Tip shows how to make a reveal marking block for installing door and window trim.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 98

Greene and Greene revival. How a barn was converted into a bungalow. Includes details of unique wainscot, plate rail, door casing, and kitchen cabinets.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 54

Drywall detailing. An alternative to wood trim around doors, windows and skylights.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 50
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #68 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 30

Tip on sawing installed door casing trim to fit a tile underneath.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #65 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 30

Plate joinery on the job site. Using biscuit joints in a variety of door and window trim applications to prevent joints opening up.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 50

Trimming the front door. Ripped, mitered and reassembled interior moldings add a custom look to a front entry. How to fabricate pilasters, mullions, corner blocks and crown from leftover poplar casing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 46
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #82 Jun-Jul 1993 pg. 4

Tip on shortening door trim so that thick vinyl flooring will slide underneath.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 28

A look at ways to use moldings around the home for cornices, baseboards, as window and door trims, for chair and plate rails, and to create a paneled effect on walls.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 36

Technique for getting an exact fit of the head casing when trimming out an old door or window with mitered moldings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.20#4) pg. 22

Painting woodwork (window sills, door trim, crown moldings, and baseboard). Advice on choosing the paint, preparation, application, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1991 (v.168#1) pg. 67

Installing interior door, window and baseboard trim to create a custom look.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1997 (v.174#8) pg. 85

Tips on installing moldings, door casting trim and baseboards.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1965 (v.186#1) pg. 148

Tip shows how to trim door casings so tiles or floor boards will fit beneath.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #820 Nov 1997 (v.93) pg. 22

Installing casing around interior doors and windows.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1990 (v.46#6) pg. 20

Simple marking gauge enables you to accurately and consistently position door and window trim.
WORKBENCH Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.48#6) pg. 22