How to Install an Internal Oak Door.

You will need
Internal Oak Door
3”hinges x 2 or 3
Mortice Catch/latch/Bathroom Lock/3Lever Lock
Internal handles
Hammer
25mm chisel
Mortice gauge
Electric planer
Cordless drill
25 spade bit
19 spade bit
Work mate


When choosing your internal oak door be sure to check the treatment guides to insure you treat your wooden internal oak door with a suitable treatment.
These are found in the typically on the top left edge of the oak door.
Firstly measure from the inside closing edge to the opposite side. Or in other words
from the side the hinges will go to the side that your lock / mortice latch will close to.
And do the same for the height.
It is very important to take into account what floor covering you have or plan to put down.
We advise floors to be down before you install your interior oak door.
With a long spirit level a 6ft level is advised you can check to see if your internal liner is straight.
If the liner is not which is usually the case in older houses this will show you.
Offer your door to the liner and with your pencil you will be able to mark slightly your cutting point.
What you are doing is starting on the hinge side cut you door to the shape of your liner. Using an electric planer will save you a huge amount of time.
Once you have don’t this repeat the process for the top and lock side.
You may find that the height needs to be reduced by up to 25mm removing equal amounts from the top and bottom is the best method.
Now your internal oak door sits into the liner you can mark where your hinges are going to go and mark a line where you want the 3 lever lock/mortice latch or bathroom lock goes.
Also run your pencil across the bottom of the door place your pencil on the floor and drag it across your door.
This will give you the correct height from the base of your interior oak door to your floor covering
Cut your hinges into the door using a sharp chisel 6” from the top 9” from the bottom and hang your internal oak door to check it closes you may find adjustments have to be made.
Make these adjustments and put your lock into your door.
Your door is ready to hang and be correctly treated and enjoy

External Oak Door
4” Hinges x 3
5 lever Lock/dead lock/Night latch.
External Handles
Letter box
Weather bar
Low ali threshold
Hammer
25mm chisel
Mortice gauge
Electric planer
Cordless drill
22 spade bit
19 spade bit
Work mat
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When choosing your external oak door be sure to check the treatment guides to insure you treat your internal oak door with a suitable treatment. These are found in the typically on the top left edge of the oak door.
Firstly measure from the inside closing edge to the opposite side. Or in other words
from the side the hinges will go to the side that your lock / mortice latch will close to.
And do the same for the height. 
You will find different frames have different thresholds. Low thresholds are more popular.
We recommend if you have the traditional steel strip which requires a cut out on the base of your door you remove it and replace it with one of our low thresholds that give greater weather and draft protection.
With a long spirit level a 6ft level is advised you can check to see if your external frame is straight. 
If the frame is not which is usually the case in older houses this will show you.
Offer your wooden door to the frame and with your pencil you will be able to mark slightly your cutting point.
What you are doing is starting on the hinge side of your external oak door, cut your door to the shape of your frame. Using an electric planer will save you a huge amount of time and you will get a much better result
Once you have don’t this repeat the process for the top and lock side.
You may find that the height needs to be reduced by up to 25mm removing equal amounts from the top and bottom is the best method.
Now your external oak door sits into the frame you can mark where your hinges are going to go and mark a line where you want the 5 lever lock or dead lock will go
Cut your hinges into the door using a sharp chisel 6” from the top 9” from the bottom and one in the centre hang your internal oak door to check it closes you may find adjustments have to be made.
Make these adjustments and put your lock into your wooden/oak door.
Our threshold come with a weather bar already moulded to the seals that sit under your door and close onto your new threshold strip.
Your door is ready to hang and be correctly treated.