list of door components and corresponding definitions that might help in your research and planning.
The leaf in a pair of doors which the lock is applied to and which is the first to open.
A threshold that may be adjusted up or down in order to customize a doors seal for different types of weather or humidity.
An opening in a door where glass would be fitted.
A decorative moulding that surrounds the door, and bridges the gap between the edge of the frame and the wall.
A series of components that closes the gap between a pair of doors. Components may overlap or meet along the centerline.
A measure of the horizontal distance from a lock face to the center of the keyhole or cylinder. Measured from the center of the lock edge for a beveled front, and from the lower step of the lock face for a rabbeted front.
The mouldings that surround a panel in a solid door, or a pane of glass in a door.
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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.
These are doors that fold together as they open to save space, using a tracking system that enables the door to slide into position. Bi-folds are particularly suitable for smaller spaces and can also be installed as a pair to create a room divider.
A tubular or cylindrical lock placed into a door via a bored opening.
A mould around the outside of a door's frame.
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.