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Project by storm50 posted 11-18-2017 03:08 AM 399 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Barn door for office. Pine finished with carbon grey stain and lacquer.

-- Clay





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 11-18-2017 01:37 PM

This door turned out nicely. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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mikeacg

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#2 posted 11-18-2017 03:52 PM

Clay,

Nice simple design and the color is magnificent! Where did you get the hardware (and did you like it)?

Thanks,

Mike

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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storm50

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#3 posted 11-18-2017 06:21 PM

Thanks guys.

Mike, I ordered the hardware from Amazon, it was fine for my liking and easy enough to install. The one I got is from Smartstandard.

-- Clay

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NewbieInWV

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#4 posted 11-19-2017 12:55 AM

I’ve used the same hardware on 3 doors so far. It’s pretty good quality. You have to make sure your doors are within the proper thickness or you’ll have to shim with washers or something else.

I noticed you hung these doors on what looks like the inside of your office (assuming those bookshelves are in your office). I plan to hang double-doors for my office as well, and I was wondering why you chose to do it that way. Is it because of space limitations on the other side of the wall?

It’s a VERY created solution I really need to consider.

-- Mike H, Elkins WV

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storm50

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#5 posted 11-19-2017 02:54 AM

Bookcases are on the outside of the office in a family room area, so the back of the door is showing from inside the office. I wouldn’t have wanted the front of these doors in the office, as most people won’t go in there but would see from the family room side. We could’ve went with a standard door but wanted to try barn doors, the wife seems happy with it.

-- Clay

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