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02-20-2009 01:21 AM

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Just a question about the gap for inset doors.
Is 1/16” gap enough between the plwood box and poplar inset doors. Should i go bigger? How much smaller should i cut the doors, is there a standard rule?

-- ron,north dumfries

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#1 posted 02-20-2009 02:08 AM

When we use inset doors we allow 1/8” on all 4 sides of the door. This prevents any sticking as your doors expand and contract and gives plenty of room for the hinges.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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