Entry door, 2.6" quartersawn white oak

  • Advertise with us
Project by AhrensWoodworking posted 12-23-2015 01:13 PM 1125 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every once in a while I find the time to work on my personal projects.
Entry door, made from laminated quartersawn white oak, 2.6” thick. European 3-point door lock.

I posted photos of the timberframe front porch project a while ago as GermaninOhio, but somehow forgot my password and cannot retrieve it… dang!

12 comments so far

View Steve's profile


52 posts in 1019 days

#1 posted 12-23-2015 02:11 PM

Very nice work. Where did you get the hardware?

View WoodNSawdust's profile


1417 posts in 596 days

#2 posted 12-23-2015 02:21 PM

Very nice looking entry door. A great addition to the front porch.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

View jburklow's profile


91 posts in 2094 days

#3 posted 12-23-2015 02:30 PM

looks fantastic! thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff Lemont, IL.

View ohwoodeye's profile


1709 posts in 2573 days

#4 posted 12-23-2015 03:02 PM

Very attractive. Has to boost your “curb appeal” incredibly.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View EarlS's profile


280 posts in 1768 days

#5 posted 12-23-2015 04:07 PM

Very nice. I especially like the windows. I’ve been pondering whether to tackle my front door. Did you make the door only, or did you also make the frame for it too?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

View Thepps's profile


139 posts in 3173 days

#6 posted 12-23-2015 05:13 PM

Awesome job! The curb appeal is fantastic!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

View Knothead62's profile


2581 posts in 2381 days

#7 posted 12-23-2015 09:09 PM

Awesome. I need two new doors. I’m not confident that I could do the quality work you display.

View Mean_Dean's profile


4932 posts in 2567 days

#8 posted 12-24-2015 12:55 AM

That’s a great looking front door! I love the A & C look of it!

-- Dean

View AhrensWoodworking's profile


6 posts in 306 days

#9 posted 12-24-2015 01:50 AM

I ordered the door lock and hinges from my former supplier in Germany (I used to have a business there) and had it shipped to Ohio. I am not quite happy with the stain color though, as it hides a lot of the tiger stripes in the quartersawn oak.

View Topapilot's profile


171 posts in 3260 days

#10 posted 12-25-2015 04:03 AM

Excellent work! I’m also impressed by the size of the shop, and I’ve never seen a cabinet on stand in the workshop before – storing the handplanes??

View Knothead62's profile


2581 posts in 2381 days

#11 posted 12-25-2015 07:09 PM

More questions here.
1. Did you do the pieces on a router table?
2. If so, what bits did you use?
Again, outstanding project. Thanks for sharing and good photos!

View AhrensWoodworking's profile


6 posts in 306 days

#12 posted 12-25-2015 07:39 PM

Everything was cut strictly on the table saw. Shaper bits for this kind of project cost thousands of dollars, not to mention the price of the actual shaper.

from Google:

from Google

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics