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Project by clarkey posted 02-02-2016 10:45 PM 1302 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ever since my wife and i purchased our house we’ve wanted to change these doors . The door on the left is to a walk in closet ,on the right is a door to the ensuite bathroom. The bathroom door swung into the bathroom hitting the glass shower door so l change the swing of it . l built these doors out of white pine 1 3/8 ” thick and put it together with dominos. Purchased the glass from my stained glass supplier , its obscure textured glass. Cutting the glass was a small challenge .Then l stained and finished them after hanging them up in my shop using Wipe on Poly gloss .





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#1 posted 02-03-2016 12:14 AM

Great style, nice work.

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#2 posted 02-03-2016 12:22 AM

A great improvement. Very stylish.

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#3 posted 02-03-2016 02:05 AM

Beautiful looking doors, great renovation.

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#4 posted 02-03-2016 01:36 PM

1000% better, nice work

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#5 posted 02-03-2016 02:01 PM

Wow. That’s a big difference. And MUCH BETTER looking, too !

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#6 posted 02-03-2016 02:35 PM

Excellent upgrade. I have been wanting to experiment with glass doors of different shapes. How did you go about cutting it?

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#7 posted 02-03-2016 10:27 PM

Thanks Guys , Has for cutting the glass ,first l make a templet that fits my cut outs for the glass , when they fit with 1/8 ” space all the way around l lay them on my glass and use a magic marker to trace them. Then l use my glass cutter http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=32115&cat=1,43293 and run it over the marker lines one side at a time and tap the cut line from the other side enough to crack the line and when l’m working on curves l tap from the middle of the curve out both ways so has to make the crack run with my lines. After that l use grousing pliers to break my piece off one side at a time. If l were you kocgolf l’d practice on some scrap pieces first. l’ve been cutting glass for a long time now and l still get nervous especially when l’ve spent over 200 dollars on the glass a mistake can cost you. l hope that helps you . PS you can always get someone to cut it for you.

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