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Walnut veneer barn door

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Project by yellowtruck75 posted 02-04-2017 04:14 AM 533 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this sliding barn door for a clients bathroom in California. This was the first time I worked with veneer, I uses some beautiful crotched walnut slabs to cut the 1/8” veneer. For the first time I used a vacuum press which worked great to get even pressure. The core of the door is cabinet grade plywood and the outer rails are 4” wide solid walnut. Unfortunately I never received pictures of the door hanging in the owners home.





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shipwright

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#1 posted 02-04-2017 05:02 AM

Nice matches!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#2 posted 02-04-2017 03:29 PM

Very nice work, I’m sure it looks great in the home!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 02-04-2017 08:18 PM

Must have been a HUGE bathroom to require a Barn Door door… (?) LOL

Looks COOL & nice…

... I’ll bet they were very happy with it…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 02-05-2017 09:02 AM

I think not enough people remember that veneer is very cool to work with. Nice work.

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