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Project by johan posted 10-24-2008 10:13 PM 20981 views 18 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this door was commissiond by a customer inspired by Lord of the rings,the movie.the theme in the whole house is
out of the movie,i will be posting more projects of this interresting house over the next few weeks.the door is 2,4m wide and 60mm thick.the hinges was lasercut out of 10mm mild steel and finished by our local blacksmith

-- Johan, South Africa, www.wildwoodboxes.co.za /www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 10-24-2008 10:27 PM

very nice … welcome to lumberjocks

I’ve often imagined a hobbit house design. Looking forward to seeing more.

Regards

DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 10-24-2008 10:35 PM

extraordinary I must say. just amazing. WOW

“now that’s a door!!!”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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MacTownFish

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#3 posted 10-24-2008 11:13 PM

Beautiful. I can’t wait to see how you make the gates of Mordor and Helm’s Deep.

-- Daddy always said, "Try not to bleed on the wood."

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MacTownFish

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#4 posted 10-24-2008 11:15 PM

Wow, I just looked again and noticed the view looking out that door. What an awesome piece of real estate!

-- Daddy always said, "Try not to bleed on the wood."

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#5 posted 10-24-2008 11:49 PM

What does the key look like lol ?Alistair ps nice door wish I had one like it.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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yosoybyrd

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#6 posted 10-25-2008 12:27 AM

Thats great i love love LOTR. I cant wait to see more

-- William Byrd- WAR EAGLE!

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#7 posted 10-25-2008 01:30 AM

that is fantastic! Can’t wait to see more!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#8 posted 10-25-2008 02:45 AM

OK you got me, gotta see the rest of this Hobbit Hole. Expect some interesting posts in the future.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#9 posted 10-25-2008 03:31 AM

NIIIIIIICCCCEEEE….the first photo i was wondering what the heck this was (had not read title or description yet)...that is FANTASTIC…i love the Hobbit and lord of the rings….very cool!!! WELCOME TO LJ;s…cant wait to see more of the house…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 10-25-2008 05:25 AM

That is an awsome project and commission. Can’t wait to see more.

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#11 posted 10-25-2008 10:34 PM

fantastic, I like to see something different, as with the rest I can’t wait to see the house developing.

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#12 posted 10-26-2008 01:24 AM

Very nice door. Cant wait to see the rest of the house. Great view from the door

-- Pyromedic602, free wood is always good wood

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#13 posted 10-26-2008 02:20 AM

Very original. Great result.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 10-27-2008 05:52 PM

That is quite the door! I am like others, looking forward to more projects. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 10-27-2008 08:46 PM

I read The Hobbit back in the early 1980’s. Ever since I wanted a round door.

-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”

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