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Old 08-03-2018, 10:51 AM   #1
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Removing or cleaning pocket doors on 1988 trawler

My two pocket doors feel like either the hardware is worn out or more likely they just need a good clean. Does anyone have any experience removing these doors to service them? I’m hoping there is a trick that doesn’t involve removing the trim...
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Old 08-07-2018, 11:03 PM   #2
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Can’t tell much from your photos, but most pocket doors are accessed by removing trim on the head and the pocket side.
Run a razor knife in the joints first, and pry it up carefully, just a bit at a time.
One of the most common ailments with pocket doors is too long fasteners on surrounding trim or wall material that interfere with the doors movement.
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