Monday, July 23, 2007
Make Wood Doors using Tools And Materials
In this post Greatdoorsandgates.com shall discuss on what basic tools will be needed when creating your own Wood doors to continue on our previous post on this topic
What You'll Need: Installing Exterior Wood Doors
- Power drill/DRIVER
- Twist bits
- Spade bit (for some types of locks)
- Screwdriver bits (slotted and Phillips)
- Caulking gun with (optional)
- Tape measure
- Square and level
- Sawhorses or door buck
- Small wood chisel
cut the bottoms of the Z-bars at the Same angle as the si11. To do this, measure The front and back of the exterior casings on each side and transfer these measurements to leave space at the top for the drip cap. which will be slipped under the head casing.
Some units come with Z-bars resigned to the door, while other units are completely disassembled for shipping. Either way, place the Z-bars on sawhorses and cut them with a hacksaw. Save the cutoff to use later as a gauge. It Z-bars have been shipped loose, find the Z-bars which hinges on it and rotate it to expose the hinges, lay it on the door so that the top end of the Z-bars sticks Out 1/16 in. beyond the top of the door . this will provide clearance between the door and drive screws.
Next, slip the expander onto the door and screw it in temporary, raised position (it can be adjusted :the sill). Slide the sweeps into the channel on the underside of the expander and crime the ends of the channels to hold the Mount the hinge-side Z-bar attached) tightly against the exterior casing.,
Will continue this on the next post comming soon..