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Offline duburban

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Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« on: October 05, 2017, 12:19 AM »
Anyone have good sources for glazing seals, thresholds and other sealing parts that make a good exterior door?

Looking at pemko for thresholds. Need some good seals/systems for triple pane glass.
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Offline Cheese

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Re: Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 08:38 AM »
Conservation Technology has always had some interesting items.

http://www.conservationtechnology.com/building_weatherseals_components.html

Offline duburban

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Re: Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 08:50 PM »
Many thanks. Will investigate and report back
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me: exactly, it makes simple cuts complicated and complicated cuts simple

Offline duburban

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Re: Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 08:51 PM »
Anyone find a way to thermal break in the jamb? A moot point but if the wall assembly is thermally broken we may as well try!
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me: exactly, it makes simple cuts complicated and complicated cuts simple

Offline duburban

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Re: Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2017, 09:28 PM »
Conservation Technology has always had some interesting items.

http://www.conservationtechnology.com/building_weatherseals_components.html

Haven't been to this website in ages, thanks for the trip down memory lane!
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me: exactly, it makes simple cuts complicated and complicated cuts simple

Offline duburban

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Re: Exterior Door Parts and Details?
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 11:31 PM »
Thoughts on threshold to jamb connections? Some of the thermally broken threshold profiles are complex and would need to be scribed to some extent.
helper: i used a festool "circular saw" to do something simple and it made it really hard

me: exactly, it makes simple cuts complicated and complicated cuts simple