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Swiss Trip #2: Swiss Doors!

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Blog entry by Roger Strautman posted 1324 days ago 2796 reads 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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One thing that I found in Switzerland was that there was no limit to the imagination as to what a door or doorway was to look like.
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#1 posted 1324 days ago

Roger…

These doors, door openings, and entrances are magnificent! Every picture is worth a thousand words. It truly must be wonderful to see it in person and these are only the doors. Amazing design and quality craftsmanship.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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#2 posted 1324 days ago

I had not really thought much about doors and mantle design. This was neat. Thanks.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 1324 days ago

I forgot to post that I have plenty more door pictures. If you want more posted let me know.

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#4 posted 1324 days ago

More pictures of doors.
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#5 posted 1324 days ago

Roger: Some great looking doors. Didn’t they make any out of Aluminum?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 1324 days ago

I am definitely not worthy. WOW!!!!

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#7 posted 1324 days ago

What took so long to make this trip for us? Most interesting. Thank you!

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#8 posted 1324 days ago

Karson, LOL!!!!!! I figured why show JL’s what we alread have, aluminum. This one is for you Karson. LOL!

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#9 posted 1324 days ago

Wow, Roger~ Thanks for sharing these. Beautiful!

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#10 posted 1324 days ago

Nice photo’s.

I like the details on the aluminum one’s too, Karson! Add to that, the shinny doors…what’s not to like.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#11 posted 1323 days ago

Roger:

GREAT pics !

Thanks so much for sharing.

I’ve been to Switzerland a few times. My first love is from there, and lives just across the French border, now. I think it’s like a postcard, everywhere you look.

Another place I visited (Honeymoon, actually) ... known for its doors … is San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

Great architecture. GREAT doors !

Thanks again. Brings back fond memories … of the country … and … of Margrit ;-)

-- -- Neil

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#12 posted 1323 days ago

Hey Lee, you are the expert here on LJ when it comes to veneers and veneering. Did they use thin veneers back in 1000 AD. or were they more like thick veneers, meaning 1/2” or thicker?

By the way the shinny doors caught my eye also. LOL!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#13 posted 1323 days ago

oooooooooh.
Beautiful and what a selection too.
Who would have thought that there would be such a great and unusual variety of doors and frames. Here a door is a door and mostly all the same at that. Maybe with a little variation!
I really must get overseas again.
So you collect doors????? :-)

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#14 posted 1323 days ago

No door collecting for me just picture taking for future ideas.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#15 posted 1323 days ago

Thanks Roger, And you had already taken it and didn’t have to run outside to take one of your house.

Thanks.

Yes The answer to the veneers would be enlightening.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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