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Staining Raised Panel Doors

540 days ago by bobkberg | 3 comments »

I don’t know who thought up this one, but I thought I would share it. My house is a 1920’s Craftsman bungalow, and in adding to it, I’ve put a lot of effort into keeping the original feel with 5 panel doors, all stained to match the original architecture, and all the other trim. In staining a full sized 80 inch high door, I drill holes in the top and bottom and put in a lag bolt in the top and bottom and then pivot them on the ends of sawhorses. The lag bolt is kept in place with two screws on either side so that it just pivots. This has made getting the door stained (or just varnished) a MUCH easier process. I can flip it around and wipe everything carefully, g...

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