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jamb

[jam]
(building construction)
The vertical member on the side of an opening, as a door or window.
(mining engineering)
A vein or large block of rock that prevents miners from following a vein of ore.

Jamb

The vertical member at the side of a window, door, chimney, or other exterior opening.

jamb

window jamb
door jambs
One of the vertical members at each side of an opening such as a doorframe, window frame, or fireplace.
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RamBoard is being used to protect much of the 78,000 square feet of floor space in the renovated building, and all of the building's door jambs will be kept damage-free by the adjustable width jamb protection.
5 Next fit the door stop down the jamb casing and make sure the doorstop fits tightly as it will take the weight of the door closing.
On a bright winter's day, these colours also reflect off opposite jambs to add pastels into the overall mix of the architecture's palette.
Mr Philip Hamlet, a stonemason who carried out the work, renewed the mullions and transoms on the window as well as jambs and parts of the headstone and windowsill.
Offering fresh ways to tackle storage with new products designed to be installed on door jambs or a wall as opposed to hinges, Hinge-It Corp.
Stock jambs are 4 9/16[inches] wide--to fit neatly into a conventional modern frame wall comprised of a 2 x 4 stud (that is actually 1 1/2[inches] thick and 3 9/16[inches] wide) with a 1/2 inch of sheathing on both sides.
Other door systems available on the market are limited by their jambs and the hardware of typical door designs.
I used an oscillating multi-tool to cut down my jambs and casing, but a small pull saw would work too.
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Other custom veneer products are also available: window seats, wide window and door jambs, column wraps, ceiling panels and kitchen cabinet door faces.
They are removing the natural wood around door glass and from lower door jambs, bottom rails, and sub-sills and replacing it with an extruded composite, an injection-molded plastic, or a cellular PVC.