Shed Doors

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Project by cstrang posted 06-11-2016 06:47 PM 1570 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a storage shed for the back yard a last summer and didn’t want to just put a plain old plywood door on it so I decided I’d dress it up a tad. They are made out of spruce and pine, all glued up with waterproof glue and the panels are set with a marine grade sealant to prevent water from getting in but still allow for for expansion and contraction. They are a year old and thus far have held up well to the elements. They are finished with an exterior stain to match the fence and the deck.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 06-11-2016 06:53 PM

Nice work with the doors – it’s been on my list of things to make one day.

-- Don't only practice your art, but force your way in to its secrets... Ludwig Von Beethoven.

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#2 posted 06-11-2016 08:52 PM

I like, the curved detail is an extra bonus. I’m planing something similar to your shed by closing in the cantilever part of my kitchen which is under our deck. Drawback is I’ll need eight!

-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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#3 posted 06-11-2016 11:17 PM

Nice work Chris, but aren’t the neighbours jealous?

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 06-11-2016 11:21 PM

Wow! Classy!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 06-12-2016 12:21 AM

Nice work Chris, but aren t the neighbours jealous?

- Druid

Ive had a few comments on them yep!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#6 posted 06-12-2016 12:26 AM

Nice job CS

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 06-12-2016 05:14 AM

Nice upgrade on the doors.


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#8 posted 06-12-2016 02:04 PM

looks nice

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#9 posted 06-13-2016 12:04 AM

They look gr8! Nice job

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 06-13-2016 02:27 AM

Super looking. Love that arch at the top, real classy.

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#11 posted 06-22-2016 02:32 PM

Wow, those are the fanciest doors I have ever seen on a shed. Very nice work!

-- My workshop blog can be found at, YouTube Channel

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#12 posted 06-22-2016 02:36 PM

nice doors real nice arch details


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