What is a FLB door?

These charming doors are of traditional design and sturdy construction thanks to a framed, ledged and braced construction. This means that horizontal lengths of wood known as ledges and diagonal ones known as braces are contained inside a wooden frame. These doors arrive ready for painting to create your own look.

Which way do you hang ledge and brace doors?

The boards are nailed to the ledges and braces with wrought nails. Braces should rake downwards towards the hanging stile for the purpose of throwing the weight upon the hinges, and be notched into the ledges as shown. The ends should not be taken into the angles, as this has a tendency to push the shoulders off.

Where do you put hinges on a ledge and brace door?

When installing the top hinge, you should look to place it as close to the top ledge of the door as possible. The center of the hinge knuckle should also be aligned centrally to the 2-3mm gap of the door.

What is paneled door?

Definition of panel door : a door having panels framed by stiles and rails of greater thickness — compare flush door.

What is ledged and braced door?

A ledged and braced door is based on at least three horizontal rails (ledges) on the rear of the door, a diagonal brace (again on the rear of the door) and then as many vertical boards as needed to make the front face of the door. We often make wooden doors that match our wooden gates or garage doors.

What is a ledged and braced door?

What is a Matchboard door?

Matchboard by definition is “a board with a groove cut along one edge and a tongue along the other so as to fit snugly with the edges of similarly cut boards.”

Are ledge and brace doors handed?

BTW braced doors are handed.

What is a flushed door?

Flush doors are simple door designs that have plain facings on both sides. They can be interior (more commonly) but also exterior.

What is batten door?

Definition of batten door : a door made of usually narrow boards set lengthwise and secured by battens nailed crosswise.

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