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Curmudgeon
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HO made these frames for
outdoor kitchen cabinet doors.





He allowed ¼" clearance all around.
(The brick opening sides are neither
plumb or parallel)
He wants the hinges mounted to the brick
and the frames skinned with 5/4 cedar
so that the outside face of the doors
are flush with the face of the brick.
When I told him I couldn't make
that work, he says okay my "cousin from
Texas" will be up. He does a lot of decks
and he can do it.
:rolleyes:

BTW, cuz will stain my deck too.

Some how I think laws of physics
would have to be violated here?
 

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I'm a Mac
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That's just one of those jobs that no matter how hard you try it tetters on impossible, you won't make any money and the customer will contually complain for years to come...

Good idea to stay away
 

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Curmudgeon
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That's just one of those jobs that no matter how hard you try it tetters on impossible, you won't make any money and the customer will contually complain for years to come...

Good idea to stay away
Near as I can tell, it is impossible?
Thought I was finally gonna get
to finish this deal,I started last winter. :sad:
 

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Just have him move his hinges out about 3/4".. Or talk him into letting the doors lap over the brick..
 

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or just chip the brick by the hinges so they can rotate around................just like Cuz is gonna do! :eek:

















in case no one caught it I was KIDDING!
 

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Beer, it has nothing to do with fitting the frames.:whistling
He allowed ¼" clearance all around.
(The brick opening sides are neither
plumb or parallel)
He wants the hinges mounted to the brick
and the frames skinned with 5/4 cedar
so that the outside face of the doors
are flush with the face of the brick.

When I told him I couldn't make
that work, he says okay my "cousin from
Texas" will be up. He does a lot of decks
and he can do it.
:rolleyes:

BTW, cuz will stain my deck too.

Some how I think laws of physics
would have to be violated here?
All you have to do Neo is get some of those magnetic hinges...you know, they're made with the kind of magnets that the trains float on. I'm sure cuz has some.:rolleyes:
 

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Maker of fine kindling
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Why can't you sell him a new jamb and doors that get pointed into the opening?
 

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Beer, it has nothing to do with fitting the frames.:whistling

All you have to do Neo is get some of those magnetic hinges...you know, they're made with the kind of magnets that the trains float on. I'm sure cuz has some.:rolleyes:
I assume the outside of the frame skinned, seems OK. Problem is HO should have allowed maybe 1/2" gap around frame instead of 1/4" right?

Mount frames that fit, then skin them.
 

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Just like timeless said, move the hinges out the thickness of the skin and they should swing correctly. But I'm sure they would think that the $130 that you needed to charge them to do the job would be too much.
 

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Maker of fine kindling
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Throw that crap out and shop build a couple jambs with inset doors.

Shim and screw them to the morter joints and point the gaps.

Wtf is the big deal?

Oh yeah, HO is emotionally attached to his doors.:laughing:
 
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