HELP!!!! with bookcases/casing..

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Forum topic by Kali2024 posted 04-30-2012 11:46 PM 1597 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-30-2012 11:46 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bookcase bookshelves casing out of plumb

So I’m building some bookcases on either side of the opening (see pic). I’m planning on installing 3.5 inch casing all around the opening. THE PROBLEM is that the wall next to the column is .5” out of plumb (.5 being on the bottom). How do i install the bookcases with the casing butted up against them and not have a .5 ” reveal near the casing on the bottom? Thank in advance.


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#1 posted 05-01-2012 12:04 AM

Ahhhh, that makes sense. thanks so much!

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 03:52 AM

Yeah I have never seen a square house Jonathan is on it good picture to explain also this site is awesome for tips.Not fun installing straight work in a house and having someone say why is it not straight and having to explain.My contractor friends say inch off still good frame it up….

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