Door lining for French door

We are wanting to block an archway from our front room into the dining room with a pair of French doors 1981x1170 sizing. I have a family member who can do the stud wall around it and most of the work but we cannot seem to have any luck in finding the right size foot frame for the French doors. The guys in wickes had no clue and I have no clue how to even go about finding what I need for the doors, any advice would be great thank you

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Hallways handy paul
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You will not buy that size lining off the shelf it would need to be cut and routered out of two lining packs
21st Mar 2022
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Acorn Joinery & Building
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You would need to buy two packs of standard door casings and use the leg from the second pack for the head.
Stores used to sell random lengths but I guess they got wise to selling another pack instead!
I would always ask at the timber yard if they had any damaged packs, and would they sell you one leg.
10th Apr 2022
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Shop fitters unlimited
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You can get made to measure doors made. These are more expensive. But the size is the size. A decent joiner will be able to sort this for you.
14th Apr 2022
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Personally I would make my own lining. You'll struggle to find that off the shelf.

I'd use inch thick PSE boards. Thickness of stud plus 30 mm to allow for plasterboard and a couple mm for skim.
16th May 2022
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