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JLMCDANIEL
Re: Fixing Window Jamb Extensions

If it is a small gap and you are painting the frame. Build your picture frame, install frame, fill gap with paint-able caulk and smooth. Not the proper way but if done right it should be almost invisible.
Jack

Donnie_Baseball
Re: Fixing Window Jamb Extensions
JLMCDANIEL wrote:

If it is a small gap and you are painting the frame. Build your picture frame, install frame, fill gap with paint-able caulk and smooth. Not the proper way but if done right it should be almost invisible.
Jack

Unfortuately, the jamb extentions are oak and going to be stained to match the rest of the trim work. Also, if I 'split the difference' leaving 1/8" or so short (and 1/8" extending past the drywall) this would leave 1/8" to fill with stainable caulk. (Is this alot, it seems like it to me, but I can be "picky".)

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Fixing Window Jamb Extensions

A natural wood finish I would want done correctly. The easiest would be to build up the jambs. The proper use of a table saw or router and sled would be best. However you could hold the extensions up and scrib them , then cut them with a jig saw and sand to size.
Jack

Donnie_Baseball
Re: Fixing Window Jamb Extensions

Thank you both for your help. I have the original builder coming back to look at it, and will (if needed) try JLMCDANIEL's technique. Thank you again.

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