|Project by jevarn71||posted 10-10-2009 03:16 AM||6759 views||4 times favorited||11 comments|
A few “firsts” on this one. My first commissioned piece, my first time building a door, my first time working with white oak, and my first time having to deal with wood expansion. I’ve already had the doors taken down and returned to trim the edges. As I live in sunny, hot and humid Florida, I had previous added A/C to my attached 2-car shop by tapping into my A/C ducts. The wood had been in my shop for close to two months while building the doors. With-in the first two weeks of hanging the doors they expanded. I had built the doors with a 1/16” gap all the around. I ended up trimming an addtional 1/16” on the sides and 3/16” between the top and bottom. Since the trimming all is well. I keeping my fingers crossed though!
-- Jason, JEV Woodworking