Under Cutting Door Jambs

How To : Cut a door jamb to install flooring

Installing hardwood flooring is becoming increasingly easy with all the DIY flooring kits. But the difficult part is getting the flooring around your door jamb. Cutting the door jamb instead of the flooring is a much easier alternative. Home improvement expert, Danny Lipford s ...more

How To : Build a mini fridge

In order to build your own mini fridge, you will need the following supplies: a heatsink, a cardboard box, a petier unit, popsicle sticks, standoffs, an AC adapter, scissors, and on/off switch. To begin, attach the petier to the heatsink. Cut a hole in the bottom of the cardb ...more

How To : Clean a patio screen door

You don’t need to be handy to clean your patio screen door. Cleaning can be done quickly and easily in a few simple steps. You Will Need * A screwdriver * A utility brush * A small vacuum cleaner * A spray lubricant * A steel wool pad * Grease-cutting detergent * Silicone lubr ...more

How To : Make a wooden door for the bombe secretary desk

Tommy demonstrates how the prospect door will fit into Bombe Secretary piece. He then shows how he copied the design from a photo to paper and then to the wood block. He makes multiple attempts at cutting the block and laughs about how many mistakes he's made so far. It's goin ...more

How To : Install a piano hinge on a side door

A piano hinge is also called a continuous hinge, and is a popular hinge to use on side doors and other small doors. This tutorial shows you the proper method of installing a piano hinge on your current project. Besides the door and the hinge, you will also need some basic hard ...more

How To : Build Sawhorses. Easy, Cheap and Sturdy!

How to build a set of strong, stackable sturdy sawhorses. Let's face it, one of the most useful pieces of carpentry equipment would have to be a set of sawhorses. Every worksite, garage or workshop needs a set of sawhorses. They have numerous uses from stacking timber on, usin ...more

How To : 21 Miraculous Uses for Coconut Oil

What can't coconut oil do? This edible oil, extracted from the copra or meat of a coconut, has done what most other food, beauty, and health trends have not: demonstrated real lasting power. Indeed, the "superfood" continues to make headlines, with its many uses the subject of ...more

Backwards Geocaching : How to Make a Reverse Geocache Box

If you've never heard of geocaching, it's kind of a grown-up treasure hunt you play everywhere in the world. GPS coordinates are given as clues and the players must find the cache box. There is usually a log book to write your name and a small toy or present to collect. The l ...more

How To : Install a flat jamb interior door

Announce your arrival home in style by stepping in via a brand new door. Whether you're tired of your old one or it "fell" off during a particularly heated argument, installing a new door helps to instantly update a room. Check out this construction video to learn how to inst ...more

How To : Install a split jamb door

Let the Home Depot show you what it takes to install a split jamb door and the tools needed for this relatively easy job. Go step-by-step in this straight-forward project from centering and leveling the new door to placing shims and where to drive the nails. For more, or to ge ...more

How To : Install a flat jamb door

Learn how to nail a door into a wall. You have to first insert shims to make sure the door is flush and level with the wall. Install a flat jamb door. Click through to watch this video on homedepot.com

How To : Refinish an interior door jamb

In this series of diy home repair videos, our expert carpenter Mark Blocker tells you how to fix a door jam on the inside of your house. Follow along in these film clips as he demonstrates how to prepare the surface for refinishing, applies the putty, sands it down, applies pr ...more

How To : Repair a skewed door with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how fix a unbalanced door. Steps: 1 Close door and check the spacing at the top and latch-side of the door. 2 Determine which hinge must be shimmed to adjust door and create even spacing. 3 Remove appropriate hinge from door and j ...more

How To : Completely remove an interior door in your home

Have a new door that needs installed? Well, first thing you're going to have to do is remove the old one! Check out this home improvement video tutorial on how to completely remove an interior door in your home. This are easy to follow instructions, and you only need a few si ...more

How To : Repair a damaged doorjamb with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a broken door jamb. Steps: 1 Remove any nails or screws from the damaged area. 2 Nail pine 1x4 guide blocks to the doorjamb around the damaged area. 3 Adjust the router's depth of cut to equal the thickness of the popla ...more

How To : Use a caulk gun for painting

Tim Carter demonstrates how to get professional painting results by caulking all cracks between woodwork and walls before painting. What are the most important tools when painting an interior wall? The paint brush or the paint roller? No, it is the caulk gun. The caulk gun is ...more

How To : Install a storm door with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to put in a storm door. Steps: 1 Use bevel square to establish angle of doorsill. 2 Mark doorsill angle onto the bottom end of the hinge frame. 3 Use hacksaw to cut hinge frame to length. 4 Screw hinge frame to edge of screen ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a deadbolt lock. Steps: 1 Position paper template on door edge; mark center holes on face and edge. 2 Drill face hole using hole saw; drill from both sides to prevent splintering. 3 Drill edge hole with spade bit. 4 ...more

How To : Make a door alarm using a rat trap

In order to make a door alarm out of a mouse trap, you will need the following materials: a mouse trap, a clamp, 2 screws, caps, a piece of string, scissors, a screw driver, a drill bit, a hex-head screw, an a piece of aluminum from a soda pop can. Drill a hole in the mousetr ...more

How To : Replace an interior door with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old how to learn how to install an interior door. Steps: 1 Close old door and measure up 12 inches from threshold and mark the door. 2 Pull hinge pins and take down old door. 3 Unscrew the lockset from old door. 4 Lay old door on top of new door; kee ...more

How To : Replace a door or window screen

Ron Hazelton describes how to replace a screen in a door or window. The screen is held in the frame by a vinyl cord that can be removed with a knife. Lift the old screen out of the frame. With the new screen on a flat surface, using the frame as a template, cut the new screen ...more

How To : Model doors, hoods and panels in Blender

This Blender user's guide covers the process of cutting clean gaps and seams into subsurfed surfaces. Doors, hoods, inspection panels, that kind of thing! Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in ...more

How To : Build a stylish bar cabinet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to build a stained-glass bar cabinet. Steps: 1. Cut the cabinet's 1x preprimed pine sides to the length of the glass door. The ends and shelves should be 1½ inches smaller than the window's width. (You can also have the wood c ...more

How To : Make fire shoot out of a grape

Bet you never knew fire can come from a grape... an ordinary edible grape. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to make fire shoot out of a grape, and it's easier than you think, or maybe not. Cut the grape in the middle, almost all of the way through. Peel the fruit ...more

News : Port-Able-Pot

have a port-a-pot on a fork-lift. Hide the forklift behind the port-o-pot for the time being. When someone (probably England) goes to shit, use duct tape to tape around the door locking them in the port-a-pot. Then, forklift the port-a-pot onto a truck bed and drive down the h ...more

How To : Escape from a zip tie and open locked doors

If for some strange reason you find your hands bound together by a zip tie, check out this video to learn how to escape from one! Using a little bit of slight of hand, you'll learn how to break free from a tight zip tie, and as an added bonus, how to open up a locked door usin ...more

How To : Build a pot fountain

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind water feature in a weekend. How to: Step 1: Plumb the pot For this step, you'll need your decorative pot, a 1 3/4" by 1" barb fitting, a 1 3/4" PVC female adapter, plumb ...more

How To : Replace a doorknob in your home

Is your current doorknob sticky, wobbly, or just not cutting it out for you and your family? Well in this video Barbara K will demonstrate exactly how to replace any doorknob in your home. Safety first. Problems with a door knob can lead to more trouble. Locked in or cannot l ...more

How To : Repair damaged molding

This video shows the viewer how to repair a section of damaged molding surrounding a door or window. The method shown uses WD40 and polyester resin. Firstly an undamaged section of the molding is sprayed with WD40 and then covered in resin. Once the resin has hardened the WD40 ...more

How To : Prevent body odor with an Urawaza secret

James shows us how to prevent stinky pits without using deodorant, but instead the Japanese Urawaza secret of baking soda and lemon. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor economy made a virtue out of frug ...more

How To : Stop a baby from crying with Urawaza secrets

Joy and Gracie show us how to make a newborn infant stop crying and sleep in peace using a wine tasting secret. This is a Japanese Urawaza trick that uses the white noise of a gurgle to ease a baby's cry. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post- ...more

How To : Get rid of excess beer foam with Urawaza tricks

Melissa shows us how to get rid of unwanted beer foam using the Japanese Urawaza method of olive oil. This is a great bar trick that makes it easier to down a lager fast. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's ...more

How To : Install a door lockset with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a door latch. Steps: 1 Transfer lockset location from old door to edge of new door. 2 Screw hole-boring template to door for drilling out the lockset holes. 3 Bore the doorknob hole through the face of door using a ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Knit a winter holiday scarf with your fingers

In need of a cheap present for your budget... learn how to make a homemade gift for any holiday or occasion, or just for your greedy self. In this video, Sajata-E will show you how to knit a complete scarf using only your fingers. Throw away those knitting needles, because yo ...more

How To : Replace a threshold with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace an old threshold. Steps: 1 Remove old threshold from doorway using hammer and reciprocating saw. 2 Use reciprocating saw to cut the nails securing toekick; remove toekick. 3 Test-fit new threshold in doorway. 4 Buil ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Bake cookies on your car's dashboard

Craving cookies but don't want to turn your kitchen into a sauna? Don't fret. Just turn your car into an oven! Watch this video to learn how to bake cookies on your car's dashboard. Step 1. Prepare the cookie sheet Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. If you’re using pre ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Make rabbit toys

There’s nothing a rabbit likes more than toys they can climb inside, shred, and drag around. With a good pair of scissors, you can make a steady supply of bunny-pleasers that won’t cost you a thing. You Will Need: * A rabbit * Heavy-duty scissors * Clean, old towels of any si ...more

How To : Make a heart-themed card with a treat/candy cup

You will need the following materials: a Green Galore #101768, cut at 4 1/4" by 11' scored at 5 1/2", a piece of Whisper White #100730 cut at 2 1/2" by 1/4", Real Red #102482 cut at 2 3/4" by 1/2", a piece of Whisper White for the door to release the treats from the card, cut ...more

How To : Patch a hole in a hollow core door

Ron Hazelton shows you how to fix a hole in a hollow core door in less than an hour. 1) Make a bevel around the hole. 2) Shove a piece of crumpled paper into the hole. 3) Fill the hole in with expanding insulated foam. When it's dry cut the extra off. 4) Cover the hole with p ...more

How To : Achieve a 2.35:1 aspect ratio in Final Cut Pro

When it comes to filming a great movie, having a great creative vision is just as important as more practical aspects of cinema, like how to employ film editing programs for the perfect widescreen shot or a camera jamb arm for stunning overhead shots. Check out this video to ...more

How To : Install an interior door set on a pre-bored door

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to install an interior door set on a pre-bored door. For this you will need a tube latch, straight plates, door plates, two knobs, two sets of ring guides and a spindle. You will also need a tape mea ...more

How To : Lock a deadbolt from the outside with no keys

Do you need to lock the door but don't have the keys? This may happen if you are sharing your keys with someone else, staying at a friend's house, or for a variety of other reasons. Check out this video for a sneaky way to secure that door tight without even sticking a key in ...more

How To : Use barn door lighting in your studio

Ben for Mechanical Mashup demonstrates how to build a barn door halogen light system for a studio and how to establish right triangles and parallel lined without a square. It is quiet expensive to buy a barn doors according Ben, so it could be built by us. These barn doors can ...more

How To : Replace window sash cords

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace window sash cords. Steps: 1 Unscrew the window stop from each side jamb. 2 Remove the bottom sash. 3 Pry the parting bead free of the window frame. 4 Pull out the top sash. 5 Cut sash cord on both sides of window fr ...more

How To : Paint your kitchen cabinets

Need a change? Brighten up your kitchen and give your cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. In this tutorial, learn how to paint your kithcen cabinets a fast and efficient way. You Will Need: • A screwdriver • Grease-cutting cleanser • A sponge • Wood putty • A ...more

How To : Make a fall wreath

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a fall wreath for a door. First, find a basic wreath that has no decorations on it. Next, add leaves onto the wreath, around the entire circle, but don't fill it in the entire way. Now, add on fall leaves to the wreath with a hot glue gun ...more

How To : Undercut the door casing

This video demonstrates the proper technique for undercutting the door casing or the molding around the door. You will need to do this when you are laying a laminate floor, otherwise the laminate flooring will not seat underneath the door casing correctly. The first step is to ...more

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