trimming wickes softwood doors

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trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by trogg » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:30 am

Hi

Going to fit some Wickes softwood doors however they are only trimmable upto 12mm and I need to trim 2 of the doors by about 25mm, is this possible ?
I have trimmed their moulded doors by more than recommended and just added a bit of timber afterwards, obviously I can't do that to softwood doors.
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Re: trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by Rorschach » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:39 am

If you trim that much the door will likely look way out of proportion. Can you not just buy a smaller door so it requires less trimming?
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Re: trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by Argyll » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:15 am

Can you post a link to the doors?
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Re: trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by big-all » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:40 am

the trouble is the can be any old carp in the core made up from hundred off staves can also be chipboard or other core with just veneers on the face and timber added round the edges
do you have an actual description :dunno:
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Re: trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by trogg » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:18 pm

Hi,

these is the doors i'm on about https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Skipton ... m/p/206690

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Re: trimming wickes softwood doors

Post by big-all » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:14 pm

you may have a presentable edge you may not no way off telling till you trim it
you may have mismatched timbers even different species or hollows or gaps
what tools do you have??
circular saw remove a 4-6mm lip off each side the reapply if required after shooting in assuming edge is fairly flat
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