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Yes typically you set the stop to the door. Before you do though check that the door is resting even with the outside of the jamb. If it's not, insert some thin cardboard shims behind the hinges in such a way that it "twists" how the door hangs and/or adjust the strike plate to correct that issue before resetting the stop. Remember to leave enough room for ...
For filling holes on the jamb, I have had the most success using a two-part wood filler (similar to automotive body filler). Slightly overfill the old hole and let it set, then plane it down with a Surform plane ("cheese grater" plane) until level. Coarse then fine sand until smooth, prime, and paint to match. You will not be able to tell there was ever a ...
The usual approach is to attach a cover plate. If you just want to close the hole, there are disks that secure from the back side of the door. If you're going to need to drill new holes, which might overlap the old holes, there are plates which wrap around the side of the door; they can be had in various finishes and can be fairly decorative.
Chair rail actually serves a purpose, it is stop the top of chairs from marking & scoffing the wall. So making it what ever height you like is just silly. You surely can put trim around the center of your walls if that is pleasing to your eye! But it is not Chair Railing.
The fastest/easiest way is to: Mount the bottom trim to the wall making sure it's good and level. If you're going to use finish nails I would also run a bead of PL or similar construction adhesive first. If that's a little too permanent for your taste use trim head screws Plum a line of the point of the miter up to the height of the top trim. Tack a side ...
Doing it right requires avoiding back-laps. That means removing some of the intersecting fascia, all of the rake trim from the triangular area and some shingles because avoiding back-laps means starting from the bottom and working all the way to the top. For the water management plane, I'd consider self-adhered flashings placing a first layer across all ...
The term to research is kick out flashing. It's used when a roof line butts up against a vertical surface near the edge. It sends the water away from the vertical edge into the gutter. Example:
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