|Project by oldreddog||posted 02-11-2015 01:19 PM||1205 views||2 times favorited||3 comments|
These qt. sawn and rift sawn white oak screen doors were built for a family friend.
who wanted something besides cheap cedar doors available at the big box centers.
Local hardwood from Ron Meyers Woodworking Batavia Il.
He has a great selection of local hardwoods that are air dried and kiln dried.
Mortise joints were draw bored tenon with outdoor Gorilla polyurethane glue.
Screen stops are held in with #6 screws.
Heavy duty dog screens
Hardware by Van Dykes Restorers.. http://www.vandykes.com/default.aspx
Hinges : http://www.vandykes.com/heavy-duty-screen-door-hinge/p/208064/
Mortise Lock Set: http://www.vandykes.com/rectangular-screen-door-mortise-lock-set/p/209781/
Surface Bolt of inactive door: http://www.vandykes.com/round-head-surface-bolt-with-plain-guides/p/203798/
Arbor coat outdoor stain.
This was a fun build and install, not a lot of sexy wood working to talk about here.
I do really like the hardware package from Vandykes, the customer service was first rate.
delivery on time.
i might have to fine tune as weather acclimates because of my tight tolerances but so far so good.