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How to Cut Door Jambs Around Flooring

By: Joe Truini

To cut door jambs so flooring will fit under them, turn a piece of flooring over to use as a guide. Lay a handsaw flat on top of the flooring and saw through the jamb.

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    Thomas Boni Says:
    July 8th, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    Hi, Peggy,
    It would be extremely hard to get close enough to cut the bottom of the door jamb with a traditional jigsaw. A jamb saw, jamb or oscillating tool would work much, much better.
    Good luck!



  • Peg Says:
    June 10th, 2018 at 10:08 am

    Can I use a jigsaw to cut door jambs while installing laminate flooring



  • Victor Tamariz Says:
    July 17th, 2008 at 10:23 am

    Great site for what appears is good information.


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How to Cut Door Jambs Around Flooring