I have a wall that is measured at 4-1/4" thick (standard 2x4 with 3/8" drywall on both sides). The door jamb is standard 4-11/16" wide, which leaves an extra 7/16" or nearly 1/2 an inch to play with. What's the best way to compensate for this difference?
I'm thinking of the following options:
- not worry about it. The slope in the window casing from the extra 1/4" on either side won't be that noticeable.
- back the window casing with extra 1/4"-thick material, bringing it to the level of the door jamb
- route a 1/4"-deep channel the width of the jamb in the window casing trim
Any other options?
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