DOOR & DOOR FRAME RESTORATION
BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS
A series of Images & Explanations Demonstrating Our Methods of Door Repairs and Door Frame Repairs: Before & After Photos
Step 1 - How to make an old door fit old doorway by adding wood to edges to reduce gaps.
Step 2 - How to repair an antique wood door install door on hinges restore perfect function.
Step 3 - How to repair an old door by filling old damaged wood parts and installing a new lockset.
Step 4 - How to install s salvage antique Victorian Eastlake mortised lockset into an antique door
Step 5 - How to complete a restoration of a Victorian door with the installation of antique Eastlake door hardware and bronze deadbolt, with patina!
Step 1 - How to restore a damaged wooden door frame. Remove all old wardware, fasteners, and any filler products.
Step 2 - To repair a damaged door frame, cut out damage until you reach solid wood.
Step 3 - Splice in a new section of wood making sure it's a perfect fit. We use an extra thick section of hardwood to reach the framing behind and then bolt it directly into framing.
Step 4 - This is a completed door frame restoration with a new extra thick solid brass strike plate secured with very long thick bronze screws. This door will be much more secure than the original.