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by HamiltonHome
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door

Another question: There's a slight slope down towards the driveway. What's the best solution for the framing? Could I install a bottom still and then shim the bottom plate so that it's level in at least on direction? (Or rip a 6x6 on angle to compensate.)

Thanks.
by HamiltonHome
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door

Thanks for the quick suggestion -- great idea about tacking, measuring, and pre-building. It looks like there are some moderately inexpensive steel residential doors at the local big box store so that's my choice. I see there are pre-made rubber wheelchair ramps for door thresholds which will solve ...
by HamiltonHome
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Garage Door -> Framed Wall with Door

First off, thank you so much Shannon for the excellent videos and tips. I'm sure you've helped tens of thousands of people like me with your teaching. I have a double garage with small (approx 8ft square) bays. I'd like to replace one of the garage doors (right side) with a framed wall featuring an ...