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Photo shows how to build a wall of doors using tension poles, metal U channels and hollow-core doors. Est. cost: $65.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 42

How to hang a new front door.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1975 (v.53#2) pg. 47

Make an interior door that looks like a rustic barn door. Grooves cut in plywood simulate plank joints and strips simulate braces.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 196, 199

How to install a doorway through a common wall between your house and garage.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1985 (v.8#4) pg. 34

How to install a new front-entry door system.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1986 (v.9#6) pg. 22

Difficult doors. Tips on correcting door binding, warped doors, and sticky latch assemblies.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1989 (v.12#8) pg. 68

How to be your own door doctor. Includes hinge repairs, sticking doors, and latch problems.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 53

Build the better door. A hand-crafted approach to making a thick, secure entrance door for your house.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 16

Tip: How to make a drip cap for exterior doors exposed to rain in order to prevent water from creeping in over the threshold.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1980 (v.64#11) pg. 26

Squaring up doors and frames.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 48

Diagram shows framing for a new exterior door in the opening left by removing a large window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #103 Apr 1968 (v.18#2) pg. 60

Repairing doors, door frames and screens.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #110 Jun 1969 (v.19#3) pg. 51

Door and window maintenance. How to correct stuck doors, warped windows and replace window panes in basement metal frames.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #112 Oct 1969 (v.19#5) pg. 47

How to hang a door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #121 Nov 1970 (v.20#8) pg. 40

Doors, walls and room dividers from decorative perforated hardboard.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #121 Nov 1970 (v.20#8) pg. 48

How to relieve the space pinch in your house. Part 3. (1) Wall framing, (2) roofing the addition, (3) cutting the access door, and (4) sheathing the outside.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #125 Mar 1971 (v.21#3) pg. 44

How to maintain doors so that they work smoothly and close tightly. Four types are covered: front and back doors, combination storm/screen doors, porch screen doors and overhead garage doors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #130 Oct 1971 (v.21#8) pg. 50

Minor adjustments you can make to correct faults that prevent doors from working easily and closing tightly.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #132 Jan 1972 (v.22#1) pg. 42

How to install or replace an exterior door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #168 Dec 1975 (v.25#9) pg. 50

How to hang a door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #180 Apr 1977 (v.27#3) pg. 14

Tips on how exterior doors can be replaced with energy efficient steel doors to conserve energy.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #183 Sep 1977 (v.27#6) pg. 27

How to replace a draft-leaking patio door with a new thermal efficient unit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 33

Tips on correcting sticking doors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 78

How to install a replacement pre-hung steel entry door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #221 Sep 1981 (v.31#7) pg. 50

How to frame and install a wood patio door in place of an existing window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 53

Tips on removing and replacing a damaged threshold and sill on an exterior door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 108

Tip: Correct direction to run a brace on shed doors to keep them from sagging.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #234 Dec 1982 (v.32#10) pg. 76

Tip: How to shorten a hollow core door and re-install the bottom door rail.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #242 Oct 1983 (v.33#8) pg. 125

Unusual uses for old doors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #243 Nov 1983 (v.33#9) pg. 41

How to repair a hole in the veneer of a hollow-core door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #246 Feb 1984 (v.34#2) pg. 64

Easy way to replace an entry door. How to install a pre-hung steel replacement door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #252 Oct 1984 (v.34#8) pg. 69

How to install a prehung interior door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 75

Replacing and/or sealing an exterior-door threshold.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 59

How to frame and install a door in both a load-bearing and non-bearing wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #288 Apr 1988 (v.38#4) pg. 62

How to cut off a door bottom to clear carpeting or flooring.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 88

Install a wooden interior threshold.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 91

Tips on how to plane a binding door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 92

Do-it-yourself dress-ups for windows, doors, and porch. Ideas include shutters, window boxes, door surrounds, replacement columns, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #294 Jan 1989 (v.39#1) pg. 30

Tips on correcting a binding door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 12

Restore a cracked door jamb by splicing in a new section.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #301 Sep 1989 (v.39#8) pg. 44

Replacing a door the old-fashioned way. Includes instructions for cutting hinge mortises using a chisel.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #307 Apr 1990 (v.40#4) pg. 64

How to trim off the bottom of an interior door so it clears carpeting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 12

How to prevent splintering when cutting off part of a door with a circular saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 40

How to fix a door so it won't swing open or closed by itself. One is a quick fix to a hinge pin. A more permanent one describes how to rehang the door so it is plumb.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 4

How to free a binding door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 13

How to patch a hole in a hollow core door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #335 Feb 1993 (v.43#2) pg. 14

Building doors to last. A close look at how wooden (panel, solid-core and hollow-core flush) and steel or fiberglass exterior doors are made.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #338 May 1993 (v.43#5) pg. 28

Cutting off the bottom (shortening) a hollow-core door using a circular saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 50

Tip on removing those tight-fitting mitered moldings from around the small windows in a door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 82

Easy door repairs. (1) Sticking and binding. (2) Loose hinges. (3) Won't latch. (4) Rattles. (5) Loose knobs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #354 Jan 1995 (v.45#1) pg. 64

Tip on repairing a sizable hole in a painted hollow-core door using spray foam insulation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #357 Apr 1995 (v.45#4) pg. 84

Technique for sanding the bottom edge of a door (without removing it) uses a sanding disc in a portable drill.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 48

Fixing a sticky door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 47

How to shorten a hollow-core door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 14

Choosing an exterior door. The advantages and disadvantages of wood, steel and fiberglass doors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #372 Oct 1996 (v.46#9) pg. 85

Tips on how to keep doors from self-closing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #373 Nov 1996 (v.46#10) pg. 8

How to fix sagging doors that bind in the jamb or drags unevenly across the carpet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 21

Repair a dent in a steel door using auto body filler.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 12

Tips on removing and replacing the double-pane window units found in a steel door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 13

Tip on replacing the bottom rail of a cut-off hollow-core door using expanding foam instead of wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 92

Insulated entry systems. Diagrams illustrate the construction of the typical steel and wood insulated door.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 60

Batten doors. How to build a solid door from common lumber.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 32

Hanging an exterior door. From framing the rough opening to mortising for hinges. Includes plan for building a door buck to hold door for planing or mortising.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #8 Apr-May 1982 pg. 34

Two-sided hardboard jig is used to make 90-degree cuts and 5-degree off vertical cuts on the edges of doors using a portable circular saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 14

Build an insulated door.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 46

Tips on building and finishing exterior doors which will be exposed to rain and sun.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #15 Jun-Jul 1983 pg. 12

How to replace an oak door sill on a formal entry without tearing out jambs and trim.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 34

Tip: Make this simple jig to make sure you get an accurate 1/4" reveal when installing door or window casings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 14

Hanging interior doors. Setting the jambs, fitting the door, mortising for hinges, installing the hinges, hanging the door, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #26 Apr-May 1985 pg. 26
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #28 Aug-Sep 1985 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #29 Oct-Nov 1985 pg. 4

Casing a door. A look at the tools and special techniques needed to do a good job of applying trim to door casings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #30 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 55
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 4

Use "wedges" to hold a 6-ft. spirit level in place while plumbing a door jamb.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 14

Tip: Use a piece of tubing as a roller and a lever when hanging a heavy door.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #49 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 26

Tips on selecting wood for window and exterior door projects.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #50 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 16

How to avoid removing drywall above the opening when a new doorway is being cut into an existing wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 26

Production-line jamb setting and door hanging. Time-saving techniques from door-hanging specialists who work on tract housing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 38
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #58 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 8

Tip on how to carry heavy, solid-core doors.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 26

Curing unwanted door swings by realigning the hinges.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 14
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #71 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 16

Building interior doors. Using a shaper to produce coped-and-sticked frames and raised panels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 50

Choosing a front door. Looks at steel, fiberglass, and engineered lumber.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 40

Tip on straightening a hollow-core door that has warped.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 18

A door hanger's jigs. Shop-made accessories that make it easier to do the jobs of installing locksets, mortising a door edge, installing a dutchman (patch), etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #112 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 68

Shopping for interior doors. A look at door construction, sizes, prehung features, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 86

The right way to build a doorcase (frame), install the hinges and hang the door.
FINE WOODWORKING #9 Winter 1977 pg. 48

How to install a door jam, hang the door and add the molding.
FINE WOODWORKING #11 Summer 1978 pg. 74

How to make solid wood doors and keep them flat.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 78
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 12

Solid wood door is built up from narrow pieces which are splined together. A steel rod in the top and bottom adds strength and keeps boards together.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 4

The Mosaic Door. Possibilities of the plywood sandwich. An improved construction method over either the frame-and-panel or batten door.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 56

Interior frame layout for an exterior plywood door that has glass in the top half.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 16

Tip on constructing a large, thick, and heavy door by laminating three layers of 3/4" plywood.
FINE WOODWORKING #74 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 12

How to hang a door. Step-by-step instructions.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1978 (v.2#7) pg. 44

Tips on the best way to soundproof interior hollow-core doors.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 20

Tips on fixing doors that stick.
HOME MECHANIX #687 Jul 1985 (v.81) pg. 25

Refitting an interior door after installing carpeting or otherwise raising the level of the floor.
HOME MECHANIX #718 Feb 1988 (v.84) pg. 22

In search of the perfect door. Buying advice for steel and fiberglass exterior doors.
HOME MECHANIX #756 Jun 1991 (v.87) pg. 39

Double takes. How to replace an ordinary single door with a pair of narrower doors. Add stock moldings to flush double doors to create original or complimentary designs.
HOME MECHANIX #778 Sep 1993 (v.89) pg. 125

The case of the disappearing doors. Design suggestion shows two 18" wide paneled doors that fit into recesses when open to make them look like sides of a passageway through a thick wall.
HOME MECHANIX #807 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.92) pg. 88

How to hang exterior doors.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 55

Door prizes. Photos of newest designs in front doors and installation tips to help you make the switch.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1987 (v.12#8) pg. 26

Technique for getting a door jamb plumbed and squared which does not rely on cedar shingles as shims.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.13#2) pg. 52

Swinging patio doors. What is available and tips on installing a prehung unit.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 24

Special section on outdoor living. (1) Distinctive decks. (2) Strategies for getting the most from a small yard. (3) Patio doors, both sliders and swingers.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1990 (v.15#5) pg. 18

Leveling doors which scrape or bind by inserting thin cardboard behind hinges and sanding off portions which rub the floor.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 44

How to install a prehung door.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 80

How to trim and fit wood doors and install pre-hung steel doors.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 68

Basic carpentry. Part 10. Doors. How to install door jambs and hang doors.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1982 (v.7#6) pg. 78

Overhead transparency master shows how to frame an interior door and interior arch opening.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1981 (v.70#2) pg. 8

Make your own flush doors. Complete a wood paneling job by building flush doors which match the walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #473 Oct 1967 (v.63) pg. 142

Photos illustrate installation of pre-hung steel exterior doors.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 118

How to match-panel a door or drawers so they blend in with paneled walls.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #589 Jun 1977 (v.73) pg. 38

How to build your own doors. Several styles of construction illustrated.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 36

Correcting door problems involving hinges, size, frame, and/or latch bolt.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #666 Nov 1983 (v.79) pg. 24

Repairing exterior jambs and thresholds.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #667 Dec 1983 (v.79) pg. 32

Use this guide to cut off door bottoms cleanly and accurately using a circular saw.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #678 Oct 1984 (v.80) pg. 144

Tip shows how to fashion "Southwest Spanish" style doors.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 88

How to turn a window opening into a door.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #105 May-Jun 1987 pg. 46

Welcoming doors. Photos of ten handcrafted doors.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 86

Diagram shows how to build a wooden insulated door that is as efficient as the more expensive metal doors. Est. cost: $25.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1982 (v.3#8) pg. 79

Hand-done doors. Photos of elegant wood doors are excerpts from a new book "Handcrafted Windows and Doors".
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1982 (v.3#9) pg. 79

How to build exterior doors solely with mortises and tenons. Contains no nails, screws, or other metal fasteners.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 56

Build your own insulated exterior door from Lauan plywood, 2x4 stock, and insulating foam. Est. cost: $50.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1983 (v.4#8) pg. 62

Tips on shopping for a replacement exterior door.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1985 (v.6#2) pg. 28

How to install a prehung door.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1985 (v.6#7) pg. 92

A buyers' guide to doors. What to look for in both entry and storm doors.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1985 (v.6#8) pg. 62

Wood moldings in early American detail. Part 2. Doors, mantels, furniture, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1975 (v.3#11) pg. 1

Repairing a golden oak door.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1980 (v.8#1) pg. 9

How to fix old doors. Looks at binding and latching problems and how to correct them. Insert gives tips on planing a door.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1986 (v.14#5) pg. 222

Open door policy. Troubleshooting interior doors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.25#1) pg. 40
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.25#2) pg. 10

Tips on reinforcing the door of an equipment storage area in order to discourage burglars.
PHOTOMETHODS Aug 1984 (v.27#8) pg. 16

Adding a window to a panel door.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1966 (v.126#3) pg. 119

How to trim and plane sticking doors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1973 (v.139#2) pg. 158

How to hang a door.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1973 (v.139#4) pg. 174

Tip: How to adjust center-opening doors that overlap or gap.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1979 (v.152#2) pg. 88

Tip: How to straighten a warped wooden door.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1982 (v.157#1) pg. 32

How to fix a problem door. Checking the hinges, proper clearance, and adjusting the stops.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1988 (v.165#3) pg. 123

Install an elegant and secure steel-entry door and sidelight.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1988 (v.165#4) pg. 96

Tip on fixing splintered veneer along the bottom edge of a hollow-core door.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1991 (v.168#9) pg. 69

Tip on shortening a hollow-core door.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1991 (v.168#9) pg. 70

Replace a conventional closet door with this hinged magazine rack that displays the magazines upright with their covers out. The rack conceals the fact that there is a closet behind the rack.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 97

Cast your own plastic entry door. Use your own designs and mold a sturdy, weatherproof door using liquid colored plastic resins.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1973 (v.202#6) pg. 100

The Lockbox House. Part 7. Installing a pre-hung molded plastic door and associated hardware.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1973 (v.202#6) pg. 101

How to replace your entry door with a prehung steel door. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1981 (v.219#3) pg. 107

How to build an exterior entry door. The construction consists of tongue-and-groove joined with threaded-rod in order to provide maximum strength.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1984 (v.225#6) pg. 108

Hollow-core interior door or sliding closet door is modified so that a panel can fold down to become a light-duty worktable.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1987 (v.230#1) pg. 110

How to hang a door.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 82

Tackling the most common door problems. Fixing loose hinge screws, misaligned hinges, warped doors, and settled frames.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.2#3) pg. 62

A buyer's guide to entry doors.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.3#4) pg. 22

Solving wet door and window problems. How to correct and avoid water problems which can damage wooden doors and windows.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.3#9) pg. 68

Diagram for framing a "pet door" through an outside wall.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1990 (v.5#7) pg. 9

Build a closet in a door.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1963 (v.34#9) pg. 82

Repair sticking doors caused by (1) hinges out of alignment, (2) distorted door, or (3) distorted frame.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Jan 1966 (v.37#1) pg. 49

How to install a scratch pad at the bottom of a door to provide a surface for pets to scratch to signal when they want in or out.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 148

Door is built from tongue-and-groove pine 2x8's for the verticals and redwood 1x3's for bracing.
SUNSET Mar 1983 (v.170#3) pg. 172

Door frame built from sandblasted 2x6 fir holds 1/4"-thick tempered plate glass.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 146

Tip suggests how to prevent waterlogged door sills.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #808 Sep 1996 (v.92) pg. 28

Tip on shortening a door without splintering the top surface when using a portable circular saw.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #821 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.93) pg. 22

Dealing with a sticky door. Three surefire methods to permanently fix doors that are hard to open and close.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #825 May 1998 (v.94) pg. 74

Tips on decorating with doors salvaged from a junkyard.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 72

Making ledged doors. Construction details for both the ledged and battened (or barred) door and the ledged and braced door.
WOODWORKER #1060 Mar 1982 (v.86) pg. 174

Door for a Welsh cottage consists of a thick mortise and tenon framework faced with 1/2" thick boards of alternating width.
WOODWORKER #1070 Jan 1983 (v.87) pg. 42

The correct way to brace doors and gates to keep them from sagging.
WOODWORKER #1077 Aug 1983 (v.87) pg. 498

Correct procedures for making perfect flush doors.
WOODWORKER #1079 Oct 1983 (v.87) pg. 617

Build a cottage door of the framed and battened style. Features a structural frame which is mortised and tenoned in the classic manner.
WOODWORKER #1085 Apr 1984 (v.88) pg. 228

Door linings (frames): step-by-step. Complete details of the points to watch when approaching this basic carpentry task.
WOODWORKER #1087 Jun 1984 (v.88) pg. 382

Door hanging: step-by-step. Fitting hinges, hanging, adding the lock, and finishing off.
WOODWORKER #1089 Aug 1984 (v.88) pg. 518

Tip on making and joining the top rails of a door and window with an arched top.
WOODWORKER #1108 Mar 1986 (v.90#3) pg. 189

Ledge-and-brace doors. Design, construction, assembly and hanging.
WOODWORKER #1109 Apr 1986 (v.90#4) pg. 288

How to fabricate replacement doors for gothic archways.
WOODWORKER Oct 1987 (v.91#10) pg. 848
Added Info WOODWORKER Jan 1988 (v.92#1) pg. 99

Tip on aligning a new door casing when renovating an old house.
WOODWORKER Nov 1988 (v.92#11) pg. 1048

Constructing a massive board-style entrance door that deals with the problems of wood movement and draft-proofing.
WOODWORKER Nov 1992 (v.96#11) pg. 59

Tips on reinforcing the door of your workshop against a break-in.
WOODWORKER Sep 1994 (v.98#9) pg. 84

Batwing doors. Swinging "saloon-style" doors consist of wooden frames lined with aluminum or tinplate.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1967 (v.23#3) pg. 52

Installing an oversized door to an outside patio in an existing wall.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1969 (v.25#2) pg. 29

How to remodel a door. Double-arch design shown.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1971 (v.27#4) pg. 59

Your home and the energy crisis. Part 4. A look at the heat loss through doors and windows and what you can do to minimize it.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1976 (v.32#6) pg. 22

Room addition. Part 6. Siding, windows and doors.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 76

How to replace an entrance door with a steel door already hung in a preassembled frame.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1978 (v.34#5) pg. 80

Tip: Aluminum thresholds on doors that ice up must be split in half or replaced with wood in order to eliminate the problem.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 10

How to make your own hollow-core doors when you need a special size or shape.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 68

Build your own paneled exterior doors. Est. cost: $24.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 26

Tips on finishing a room addition. How to install door jambs, doors, and moldings.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1982 (v.38#6) pg. 108

Installing a prehung door is illustrated in photos. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 91

Fix your sticky doors. Tips on fixing loose hinges, swelling, and slight warping.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1987 (v.43#1) pg. 65

Back to swinging doors. Replace your sliding patio door with a more attractive and energy-efficient hinged terrace door. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1990 (v.46#4) pg. 45

How to shorten a hollow-core door by cutting away the bottom rail and installing a replacement rail.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1994 (v.50#3) pg. 58

Tip describes how to get a splinter-free cut when trimming a door bottom with a circular saw .
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1996 (v.52#4) pg. 14

A fast, accurate way to trim doors without splintering the faces.
WORKBENCH Jun 1997 (v.53#3) pg. 7

Tip on repairing dings in hollow-core lauan doors.
WORKBENCH #255 Sep-Oct 1999 (v.55#5) pg. 20