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White Oak Screen Doors

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Project by oldreddog posted 02-11-2015 01:19 PM 1205 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- oldreddog





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JCantin

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#1 posted 02-11-2015 02:19 PM

Nice doors, shame they had to be painted.

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oldreddog

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#2 posted 02-11-2015 02:29 PM

no kidding, it hurt when the brush hit the surface.

-- oldreddog

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#3 posted 02-11-2015 04:39 PM

Quality. Those are built to last.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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