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Door - Master Bathroom

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Project by knackonwood posted 07-06-2010 12:57 AM 1923 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like most everything, this is a first… Built this door for our master bathroom. Loose mortise and tenon joinery. Rails and styles are knotty alder, panels are spalted maple. natural stain on the maple and I used 3 colors of stain on the alder wood with laquer coats inbetween stains. The entire door has 6 coats of wipe on poly. Whew! 8 months later and hundreds of trip to ther garage… All in all, I would do it again!





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Kate

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#1 posted 07-06-2010 01:57 AM

nice job.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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longgone

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#2 posted 07-06-2010 02:30 AM

That is one fancy door. Very nice!!!

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#3 posted 07-06-2010 03:34 AM

Nice job, grain pattern works very well.

-- Doug...

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#4 posted 07-06-2010 04:08 AM

Knack, Knack. Who’s there? Awesome door.
I love the look of spalted maple. Good job!

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#5 posted 07-06-2010 05:12 AM

Very cool door

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 07-06-2010 05:43 AM

nice door….really like the maple…...overall it has a rather rustic look to it!!! great job

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#7 posted 07-06-2010 05:59 AM

Good looking door.

-- Marc - Tucson, AZ

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mmh

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#8 posted 07-06-2010 06:01 AM

Fantastic door! Can we get more shots of the bath or even the rest of the house??

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#9 posted 07-06-2010 10:43 AM

What a great door! Love the natural look of the wood! Laquer between Stains through me off. Not being a expert finish guy I would have thought the stain would not adhere once you Laquered. Could you go into more detail on this to help us rookies out please. Thx Great work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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RexMcKinnon

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#10 posted 07-06-2010 04:05 PM

Beautiful door, now you have to put wood trim everywhere to match.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Time2beupinAZ

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#11 posted 07-06-2010 07:03 PM

Very nice door. Great job.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#12 posted 07-06-2010 07:30 PM

Awesome door!!! Worth the 8 months for the beauty it adds to your home.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#13 posted 07-06-2010 07:41 PM

Very nice door! I’ll take 2, standard size please…

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#14 posted 07-27-2011 06:46 PM

That is absolutely gorgeous, well done!

-- Jocelyn

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