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A “woodsy” screen door. The door is white pine, the trees are cedar. All mortise & tenon, with additional square pegs attaching the bottom panel to beef it up enough to withstand grandkids running in and out.
Aug 29, 2007
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#1 posted 08-30-2007 02:08 AM
Cool. I bet Dick will like this project.
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#2 posted 08-30-2007 02:28 AM
Awesome! My wife just looked over my shoulder and said I want one! Back to the lumber yard we go. LOL!
#3 posted 08-30-2007 02:57 AM
Thanks for the comments guys.
My wife was the designer and official assembly supervisor on this project. ;-)
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#4 posted 08-30-2007 02:59 AM
I’m a big fan of the unique. Great job.
-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX
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#5 posted 08-30-2007 04:10 AM
very original idea … this one is going in my favorites for one of those projects to try someday !
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#6 posted 08-30-2007 04:27 AM
Really unique.. I love the wood choice too.. May I ask where you find screen door plans or did you create your own… I have a huge honey do list for my hubby and on that list is a screen door for my back patio before winter.. I just have not seen any plans for screen doors or I am not looking in the right place… What a terrific unique design..
#7 posted 08-30-2007 05:23 AM
My wife sketched out the idea and then I made it up as I went. This is one I was able to scratch off my honey-do list. (Had to build a patio shade to go with it to completely satisfy requirements though!) Hmmm, maybe I should post a pic of that project…
You can find several plans on various web sites by searching for ‘building a screen door’ on google. The article at http://www.popularmechanics.com/how_to_central/home_clinic/1275581.html looks like it might be fairly solid and your hubby could salt to taste.
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#8 posted 08-30-2007 08:22 AM
I like that screen door!! Great job.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#9 posted 08-30-2007 01:11 PM
Excellent! I love it!
-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!
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#10 posted 08-30-2007 01:22 PM
I want more than one!!! I want to screen in my gazebo with screen doors so it can be entered from any direction…. yah.. now I’m envisioning an entire woods scene… trees, wolves, birds, yah…
Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Rick will thank you for the inspiration, I’m sure :D
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#11 posted 01-02-2009 11:57 PM
Guess I missed this one. Awsome door!
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#12 posted 05-14-2009 01:22 AM
cool door just found it
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#13 posted 05-14-2009 04:21 AM
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#14 posted 01-31-2010 02:53 AM
Beautiful door. Did you know there are now wood retractable screen doors?
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