Garage Door Repair: How To Use A 2×4 Wood As A Jack.

2×4 Becomes a Jack – Cool Trick — by ‘Essential Craftsman’. A 2×4 piece of wood was used because the header on a garage door does not have much weight. Using a nail gun, the nails are driven so fine and secure. The nails allow the reclining pieces of wood to be flexible but strong enough to hold a relatively serious weight.

Many thanks to the video creator ‘Essential Craftsman’.


A handy tip, can be very valuable in certain situations. I could have lifted this header in A LOT of different ways, but thought I would make the “Post Jack” to share….Essential Craftsman

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