A threshold that may be adjusted up or down in order to customize a doors seal for different types of weather or humidity.
Bevel Of Door
The angle of a door’s edge to the outer surface of its stile. The typical bevel is 1/8″ in 2″.
Glass which has had the edge of one face ground down at an angle along the perimeter in order to create a better fit. Casing A decorative wood paneling attached to the interior edge of a window or door frame. It covers the gap where the door frame meets the wall.
Contains the tumbler and keyhole of a lock. This is the part of the lock into which the key is fit.
The leaves of the full door, attached to the frame.
The part of the frame upon which the door panel rests when closed. It limits the door’s opening swing.
A measure of the space between the floor and the bottom of the door.
The surrounding edge of the door to which the door panel is attached. Includes the head, threshold and jambs of the door.
Hand Or Handing
Describes direction door opens and placement of the handle. When looking at a door from the outside, it is a right hand door when the handle is on the left; it is a left hand door when the handle is on the right. This is reversed if the door swings out.
The plates and pins used to attach the door panel to the frame allowing the door to swing open.
The vertical component of a door frame. Different types include the hinge jamb, upon which the hinges are attached, the strike jamb, upon which the strike is installed, and a blank jamb, which is not prepared for either a hinge or a strike plate.
Indicates that the product has been pre-assembled at factory, then subsequently unassembled and must be assembled on site.
A way of locking two wood pieces together to form a tighter bond.
The vertical post dividing a door opening.
The measure of the door frame’s opening. Measured from the floor to the head rabbet vertically and between the jam rabbets horizontally. Being larger than the actual size of the door itself: it also includes room for clearance.
A piece of wood or glass placed into openings in a wood door. A leaf placed inside the stiles and rails held in by molding. Hence the door style names: Flat Panel, Raised Panel and Glass Panel.
A full unit with the door hinged and an assembled jamb, frame, sill and casing.
The coating applied before a coat of paint or finish.
The portion of the door frame the door panel is fit into.
Horizontal sections of the door between stiles (top, cross or intermediate, lock, and bottom).
Two outer vertical pieces/edges of the door.
The plate that covers the latch and deadbolt of a lock. Used to protect the jamb.
A door which opens inwards into the house.
A door which opens out from the house.
Glass that has been heated and cooled so that it shatters into small pieces when broken. Sometimes referred to as safety glass.
The bottom piece of the door frame usually constructed of aluminum.