Month: July 2009

The thin wood that secures the screen runs right through the area where the new door hardware will be mounted. So, I had to remove a small section, and then drilled the mounting hole. After cutting out the notch, the thin wood strips were primed.
Screen tacked into position. Then, the thin wood strips were added that secure the screen in place.
Began adding the felt paper on top of the wall decking…
Getting the new door tracks mounted into place… Making sure the tracks is level. Final piece of track set into place… New brackets built out of angle iron… Taking the new door on a test run. Seems to work just fine… Outside view with the door open… Outside view with the door closed… Began removing […]
It’s now time to get the center I beam mounted into place… Hopefully, it’s cut to the correct length. Shot of the front, with the new door temporarily tacked into place… I beam being moved into position for installation… Almost there… The ceiling rafters of the Carriage House/Garage had some sag, which was preventing the […]
New studs added above the header… We added a 2×6 to this side of the new center column to add strength and to also provide a solid base for the new door tracks. A 2×6 was added to the other side, as well… The new door was assembled and temporarily nailed to the door opening…
Getting the new center stud aligned… Tied in to the upper framing… And, tied into the new bottom mount… We then added a 2×4, with some spacers to act as the new door frame, which will also carry the weight of the new header boards… Detail of one of the spacers… We removed the old […]
Some of the lap siding removed from the front of the Carriage House/Garage… Removing the last bits… All of the pertinent surface wood removed… First area we need to work with… Bolted a treated block of wood into the concrete to act as a solid base for the new center stud… The old header boards […]
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