Lay out all wood parts before beginning assembly to ensure parts have not been damaged in shipping.
Note: This door model comes in various sizes. The instructions have been written for the
Note: Always alternate the direction of the wood grain when assembling slats. This will add
Note: Doors using Floor Mount Door Guides
By Definition: Tongue and Groove
Note: The following should be a ‘dry’ assembly. Do
Step 1: Using a rubber mallet, gently tap the lower rail (A2) into the bottom of the right stile rail (A1R) . Attach the bottom rail to the side stile using a socket wrench with a 7/16” socket and two lag screws (D) (Figure 1).
Suggestion: Use an adjustable or fixed carpenter’s square to ensure all sides of the door are square to each
Step 2: Beginning with the lower right side slat (B3) slide the lower slats (B2) with the tongue facing to the right, into the groove of the bottom rail one at a time, ending with the lower left side slat (B1). Tap each in place with the rubber mallet (Figure 2).
Step 3: Slide the center rail (A3) lower groove over the top of the lower slats. Tap with a rubber mallet into the right side stile. Attach the middle rail to the right sitle rail using a socket wrench with a 7/16” socket and one lag screw (D) (Figure 3).
Step 4: Beginning with the upper right side slat (C3) slide the upper slats (C2) into the groove of the center rail (A3) one at a time, ending with the upper left side slat (C1). Tap each in place with the rubber mallet (Figure 4).
Step 5: Slide the top rail (A4) lower groove over the top of the upper slats. Tap with a rubber mallet into the right side rail. Attach the upper rail to the right side stile using a socket wrench with a 7/16” socket and one lag screw (D) (Figure 5).
Step 6: Carefully align the left side stile (A1L) to the top, middle, and bottom rails and the top and bottom slats. Gently tap in place with a rubber mallet. Attach to the to the top, middle, and bottom rails using a socket wrench with a 7/16” socket and the remaining 4 lag screws (D) (Figure 6).