I've just completed a rather large shaker style wardrobe in black walnut. The doors are 78"x25"x3/4" with four panels. Door one is fine but the second door spent a bit of time stored vertically (I'm seriously short of space and time so bits can spend a long time hanging around for the next stage) and once fitted the top corner came forward about 1/2". I'd rather not set about dismantling the door to rebuild - but if it comes to it I will. Any ideas on how this corner could be coaxed back into place?
The wardrobe has been in place now about 8 weeks and initial hopes that a warm environment might straighten things out have now faded.
Any ideas on how I went wrong or how to rectify wold be gratefully received.
Joined: Sat Oct 16, 10 9:11 am Posts: 471 Location: Racine, WI
I am guessing when it was sitting vertical for a long time it was actually in a raked position. I did some doors awhile ago and one twisted and bowed, I solved that particular problem by doing a reverse bend with weights and reverse twist with shims, checking it daily. I had the time to wait and see. Actually worked out perfectly and to this day some odd 12 or so years later, that particular door is only 1/16th out on one top corner only!
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