Carpentry 2: Doors

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Carpentry 2: Doors
2014-05-28 15:57:49
Carpentry 2: Doors
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  1. How could painting the exterior side of a steel-insulated door a dark colour cause problems?
    Because the heat can cause it to warp
  2. What are the 3 common types of wood doors?
    • 1. Solid core
    • 2. Hollow core
    • 3. Panel
  3. What type of door should be selected if a wood door is needed to act as a sound-deadening door?
    Solid core
  4. What is the most popular door used in interior openings?
    Hollow core
  5. Why should you not use a hollow core door as an exterior door?
    To weak for security and lacks insulating properties
  6. What are residential overhead doors used for?
    Garage doors
  7. If you wanted a decorative door to separate two rooms and still allow light into the room, what style would you choose?
    French door
  8. What style of door obscures your view into a room, but allows the passage of air?
  9. If the space in front of the opening is limited, what type of door could you put in this opening that only projects half the width of the door into the room?
  10. What types of bypass doors are popular for patio access? For closets?
    • Patio - sliding glass
    • Closets - Mirrored doors
  11. What are screen or storm doors usually attached to?
    On the brickmold
  12. When would you use a rabbeted doorjamb for an interior door opening?
    When you require a heavy jamb for security purposes of fire doors
  13. Why do some carpenters use half jambs around closet and pocket door openings?
    They help hide the track and frame the doorway
  14. What is the purpose of the member across the bottom of an exterior door opening (the threshold)?
    To provide a weather-tight seal
  15. What is the purpose of weather-stripping?
    To provide a weather-tight seal
  16. Explain how door sizes are typically designated.
    Usually feet and inches with width given first.
  17. Why is it important to know how to determine the hand of a door?
    So that it opens the right way
  18. What must you NOT do when painting a fire-rated door?
    Cover label
  19. Explain the difference between template and standard hinges.
    Template hinges are made similar to standard hinges, except the screw holes in the leaves are drilled to match the screw pattern typically found on preset metal doors and jambs
  20. How are non-removable pin hinges secured when the door is closed?
    NPR hinges have the pin locked in by a small rod or set screw that is only accessible when the door is open.
  21. What type of things are used to provide the automatic closing of the door separating the living and garage spaces in a house?
    Self-closing hinges
  22. What are the 2 common types of latchsets you are most likely to work with?
    • Cylinder
    • Mortise
  23. What are the 3 common backset lengths that latch bolts are made to fit?
    • 2 3/8"
    • 2 3/4" - most typical size used for residential doors
    • 5"
  24. What are the 3 basic styles of latchsets?
    • Passage
    • Privacy
    • Keyed
  25. What type of door hardware works well for barrier-free access?
    Lever handles or large pulls
  26. Why are doorstops used?
    To stop doors from swinging far enough to cause damage to walls or to limit swing (duh.)
  27. What is panic hardware designed to do in an emergency or panic exit?
    The door will release by simply pushing on it
  28. Why do many people choose to use a deadbolt to lock the entrance door?
    Provides increased security.
  29. What hardware makes it possible to see who is at the door without opening the door?
    A peephole (which makes you the peeper!)