How to Fit an Inset Door
Systematic approach tields perfect results every time
Learn a foolproof approach to fitting an inset door. All you need is basic handplaning skills and this step-by-step method. This is a companion article to Steve Latta’s “Flawless Hinges in Fine Furniture” in the same issue. The trick is to build the door a bit oversize and then fit it systematically, one edge at a time. You’ll end up with even gaps all around.