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Handmade Glass in our latest Door

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Project by George Coles posted 11-30-2016 04:23 AM 543 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest door we have made. It is crafted from recycled Ipil. The glass is hand made and 12 mm thick. The handles and stile are all carved from one piece of post. It started out as 170×170 mm and we carved the handles from that. It is very heavy, so we used four pieces of SOS hinges. All joints on the door are wedged mortise and tenon. The door jamb is made using dovetails.

-- George Coles, https://www.jarrahworks.com





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#1 posted 11-30-2016 04:25 AM

Awesome work sir

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 06:43 AM

Very Beautiful

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 12:05 PM

Outstanding…..

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#4 posted 11-30-2016 12:09 PM

Beautiful work…would like to hear more about the hand made glass.

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#5 posted 11-30-2016 01:14 PM

Stunning!

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#6 posted 11-30-2016 02:20 PM

Awesome. Love the handles !

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#7 posted 11-30-2016 03:20 PM

fabulous work. I love the handles.

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#8 posted 11-30-2016 07:22 PM

thats just gorgeous work,and more info on how you did the glass,i think many here would like to know more about that.a+ job my friend.

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#9 posted 11-30-2016 07:27 PM

Well done.

I have seen other Philippine woodwork that was also very well carved.

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#10 posted 12-01-2016 04:04 AM

Beautiful work.

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#11 posted 12-01-2016 04:07 AM

Sorry but cannot give you much info on the glass. I work with a local glass maker who made it for me. Only know it takes her three weeks to make and is expensive.

Thanks for all the nice comments. You guys inspire me to keep achieving higher standards.

-- George Coles, https://www.jarrahworks.com

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