Cherry and Walnut entry door

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Project by rhett posted 10-24-2009 06:39 PM 2312 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This door is 7/8 quilted cherry on the exterior and 7/8 walnut on the interior. The glass was salvaged from the corner of the street prior to trash pick-up, it is 3/8 metal grid impregnated and tempered. Still trying to figure out hardware. Door is protected from weather by a large covered porch.

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#1 posted 10-24-2009 07:34 PM

WOW Rhett this a fantastic door

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#2 posted 10-24-2009 08:42 PM

Nice looking entry door!

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#3 posted 10-24-2009 11:04 PM

Very interesting door. Great job.

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#4 posted 10-24-2009 11:25 PM

Nice job on the door. I really like the lay out of the glass panels and that figured cherry on the exterior. May I ask why you did not use the walnut or stain the walnut for the interior window framing?

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#5 posted 10-24-2009 11:57 PM

Very nice door! It looks like the ghosts are even coming out of hiding to admire it.

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#6 posted 10-25-2009 01:15 AM

Graet job! I want to tackle a door sometime!

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#7 posted 10-25-2009 04:33 AM

Rhett, this turned out nice. It certainly is a unique door and putting a custom made door like this on a home is a wonderful idea.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 10-25-2009 06:42 PM

Rhett, wow, wow and wow! Your vision in creating this door is truly impressive. If I had that door on my house I’d stand outside just staring at it. Seriously, that’s exceptional work!

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#9 posted 11-14-2009 03:53 PM

great looking door.

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

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#10 posted 05-30-2010 03:13 PM

Very Nice .

-- Ed, East Hartford CT

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