This is part one of a three part series showing how to trim a door with a craftsman style look. Materials for the project Side Casings - (2) 1X4X96 (actual dimension is 3/4X31/2) cut to length for your project. Header - (1) 1X4 (actual dimension is 3/4X31/2) cut to length for your project. Bead - (1) 1/2X2 ripped to proper dimension Cap - Ripped to length from scrap 1X4 Cove mold - 1 stick
Building an exterior door is a very gratifying project for a serious woodworker. It is the first thing your guests see when they arrive. But building a door to last and functions well takes some design considerations. This video discusses best practices for door construction and assembly so you can build your own door. Thanks for watching.