Door buck

Door buck

A metal or wood surface set in a wall, to which the finished frame is attached.
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door buck

A wood or metal subframe, set in a wall, to which the finished frame is attached; also called a rough buck or sub-buck.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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