B. Create rabbet in door jamb by installing additional trim to receive the door and provide complete closure.
A. SHEETROCK, GYPSUM, OR WALL BOARD
B. STUD OR TRIMMER
D. PAINT/STAIN GRADE SUB JAMB OR FINISH MATERIAL
E. SPLIT JAMB
F. POCKET OR CAPTURE
- Johnson hardware: 200sd commercial grade with 200 series door hanger and hanger plate.
- Ducasse: Many options.
- Sugatsume: Many options.
- Hafele: Many options.
Pocket Door Frame Kits
For situations where wall framing is limited to 3 1/2” (not recommended) you may use the Johnson Pocket Door Kit 2710 and 2711. Do not use Johnson Pocket Door Kit 1500, 1500HD, 1500SC, 2511, or 2000.
Hammer & Hand’s Best Practices Manual is covered by a Creative Commons license that allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as content is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to Hammer & Hand. If any piece is shared online, it is required to credit Hammer & Hand and include a link to the relevant source page at https://hammerandhand.com/best-practices/manual/.