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Reinforce the pocket structure by installing two sets of pocket door "stiffeners" (thin metal supports supplied with the kit). One set, called jamb stiffeners, is first attached to the header, plumbed up and then fastened to the floor. Another pair of stiffeners is positioned and attached in the middle of the pocket framing. The instructions that come with your pocket door kit will explain precisely where these stiffeners, called side-split jambs, need to be installed. Finally, install the door bumper on the stud at the back of the pocket. It's important that you finish or paint the door on both sides as well as the edges before you install the hardware. Remember that the door is going into a wall, so it will be very hard to finish it once it's installed. Plus, finishing the door all around means it won't absorb any moisture and possibly warp after installation.
Mount the doorplates on the top of the door and put the hangers onto the track. Hang the door and adjust it for height and plumb using the built-in adjusting nuts. Install the drywall over the framed opening, using construction adhesive to attach it to the framing members. You don't want any nails or screws protruding into the pocket and scratching the door. Tape any joints and finish the seams.
Last but not least install the adjustable door guides at the mouth of the pocket - these will center the door in the pocket and keep it sliding smoothly.
Now install the side jambs and finally the head jambs. Use screws to install the head jambs last, just in case, so it can be removed if your ever have to take out your pocket door sometime in the future.
Finally, install the door casings. Use finishing nails and put some glue on the miters and construction adhesive on the backside of the casing to hold it firmly.