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Just a door

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Project by Kristoffer posted 06-12-2010 09:38 PM 1526 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first real attempt at making a door. I got a call from a friend of a friend that needed a door for a laundry shoot. So, after a quick review of Patron’s tutorial of how to make a frame and panel door, I picked up some oak and had a blast in the shop. Luckily, I ran some test pieces of particle board on the router table. After a few headaches, I set up the dado blades and everything went smooth from there. I made the accent trim from 1/4” X 3” oak that I ripped into two halves, ran over a V groove bit and chamfered one edge. I ran the left stile over a cove bit a couple of times, leaving two inches on the top and bottom to avoid having to use hardware.
I ended out finishing it with a coat of golden pecan stain and two coats of wipe on poly.

-- Cheers and God Bless





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-12-2010 09:43 PM

this looks great good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-12-2010 09:52 PM

excellent work ,

it look’s really nice , pro !

thank you for the honor ,

now it is yours too !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 06-12-2010 11:09 PM

Well Done, Kris!!
Just a Door?
Perhaps…
But only a little while ago it was “Just” some lumber…
You made it come to be, with your will and determination…
Glad to hear you’re enjoying some shop-time, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#4 posted 06-13-2010 12:35 AM

It’s more of a door than a floor, Kristoffor…er Kristoffer…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#5 posted 06-13-2010 12:43 AM

It came out looking really good.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 06-13-2010 02:49 AM

Looks nice!

-- Ones' greatest strength is most often their greatest weakness.

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#7 posted 06-13-2010 07:35 AM

It’s whats behind the door that counts.

-- Norman

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#8 posted 06-13-2010 11:48 AM

Very prof looking work Kristoffer. A nice style too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 06-13-2010 02:49 PM

Great work Kristoffer. A door is just a door until you need one to open or close. Then they start meaning just a little more. I am sure your friend of a friend is delighted.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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