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Project by edwood1975 posted 03-29-2017 01:01 AM 615 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

To say that my wife was a little upset with all the sawdust escaping from my shop into the other side of the basement would be an understatement .

So with that being said I set out to remedying this problem once and for all..

1. Design:
The door itself couldn’t be any easier so using 2×4 and 1/4” plywood I used a mortise and stub tennis joinery in making the door frame and just slit in 1/4” plywood as panels, then just gluing the whole thing up.

2: Complications:
Because I have household pipes going right through the door entrance I had to retrofit the door to avoid the pipes that’s why the top right section is missing a corner

3: Door Embelishments
I bought some 2” wide aluminum and custome cut and attached them across the joint lines to give it that industrial look

And with my brand new router table I made my own moulding and finally stained the whole door accept the moulding a deep mahogany.

-- Ed





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 03-29-2017 01:57 AM

Your door looks good Ed and I’m sure your wife is doing the happy dance now!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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edwood1975

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#2 posted 03-29-2017 02:06 AM



Your door looks good Ed and I m sure your wife is doing the happy dance now!

- woodshaver (Tony)


Thanks Tony

-- Ed

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#3 posted 03-29-2017 02:10 AM

Good thinking thinking Ed.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 03-29-2017 01:42 PM

looks good i had my shop in the basement she kicked me out

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#5 posted 03-29-2017 03:41 PM

If the wife has a problem with ‘something’ then you have a problem with ‘something.’ You might as well make it a priority and fix it before it gets to be a ‘big problem’. That looks like it will work very well. Way to go and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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