Top of cable gusset - attached at hinge side of door. The 1/2 all-thread has a nut on the end and is accessible from the edge of the door to permit adjustment. In four years, only one door needed adjustment of about 1/16"
Wanted insulated doors so I used this technique.
LVL frame with half-lap joints/Titebond Type III.
R-9.4 1.5" rigid foam insulation.
Cable "gusset" to prevent door sag.
Doors are 5' wide x 10' tall.
Quartersawn white oak, LED backlight by www.photoglow.com, Cabot dark walnut oil based stain (2 coats over 2 days), Watco walnut Danish oil. Drawbored mortise & tenon joints. Through tenon on top. Christmas gift for my wife, 2012.
I'd like some advice on the construction details for a mirror frame I'm making. The frame is a basic stile and rail frame, containing a recessed mirror.
The mirror is 30" x 36" x 3/16" so I was going to make the frame using 3/4" walnut with inside dimensions of 29.5" x 35.5", allowing for a...