Hanging back door.

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Blog entry by andyboy posted 12-19-2012 09:39 AM 1410 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a back door so I made one. This video shows how I hung it in the opening.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#1 posted 12-19-2012 01:37 PM

Very good job fitting the door!!. My, you can chisel fast!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 12-19-2012 01:49 PM

Interesting you got er done Andy and very well too.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-19-2012 03:07 PM

Nice door!

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#4 posted 12-19-2012 07:46 PM

Hello Andy

A very nice door
A good work as usual for all your videos

Thanks for sharing and merry christmas ( ” joyeux noel in France”) and happy new year ( “Bonne annĂ©e “)

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#5 posted 12-19-2012 07:46 PM

Another nice video Andy

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#6 posted 12-20-2012 02:39 AM

ya answered my question about where the door came from, almost while I was thinking about it. From my construction days, I just use a circular saw. I’m better with it than the hand plane. LOL! Wondering what happened to you. Happy holidaze!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 12-20-2012 06:42 AM

great video Andy and merry Christmas and have a happy new year

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 12-21-2012 01:12 AM

Well done and good fit, doors can be so much fun LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 12-22-2012 09:39 PM

Nice job Andy – Want to come up to Auckland and do mine for me?

Seriously though, a back door is on my to do list – what do you think of using Macrocarpa instead of elm?


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#10 posted 12-26-2012 07:53 AM

Hi Dave. If I had Mac I would have used it. I have some Oak too but decided a more precious project for that later.
I tend to use what I have lying around to a certain extent. You soon realize after hoarding timber since I was 16, that at some time it needs to be used instead of prized or just looked at. If I was buying, maybe Ash or even Saligna.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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