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Screen Repair - Wood Frame

Wooden Screen Door

Introduction, Difficulty Level and Needed Tools
Replacing a screen in a wooden window screen frame or wooden screen door that uses staples to fasten the screen to the wood frame requires a special technique, but it's pretty easy to do if you know how. This tutorial will walk you through the steps involved in replacing a damaged screen in a wood frame that is fastened with staples. The technique works for windows and door screens about a half a door in height.

If your wood window frame uses retaining spline instead of staples to fasten the screen to the wood frame, then use the technique described in the tutorial, How to Repair an Aluminum Frame Screen Door.

    Difficulty Level
  • Easy
    Needed Tools and Materials
  • Replacement screen material; mesh of 18" x 14" strand count or finer.
  • 1x2 Wooden Blocks
  • Utility Knife
  • 1x4 Wooden Wedges
  • Carpenter's Square
  • Screwdriver and Screws

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