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Project by topcat posted 10-21-2011 03:19 PM 914 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, this family had a hole in their wall with a bunch of shelves in it. They asked me to build a door similar in style to their exisitng doors. The wood was pine and pine veneer plywood. I made the door into a “pre-hung unit”, where the casing, jamb and door are installed in one shot. The casing is pine, but due to space constraints had to much narrower than anything available at a home center, therefore I had to create an 1 3/4” wide, fluted casing. The only thing I wished I had done was added a little more red coloring to the stain. As you can see, the existing door next to mine has a reddish hue, while mine is a yellowish hue. It is actually more apparent in the picture than in reality. The clients were certainly happy with it.

-- Tom - As you get older, you learn to hide your mistakes better





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Eric in central Florida

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#1 posted 10-21-2011 04:36 PM

Nice work Tom.
I’m surprised that they didn’t ask you to make it with raised panels to match the one next to it.
Your all in one unit was a smart idea and makes installation much easier.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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topcat

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#2 posted 10-21-2011 04:50 PM

Thanks woodwrecker. I actually quoted a raised panel, a 6 panel applied moulding and this options. The price was the driver. This was going to be a full length recessed panel, but I thought the plywood might be too unstable and might warp. I added the rail to break up the panels as an “executive decision. “

-- Tom - As you get older, you learn to hide your mistakes better

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 10-21-2011 09:18 PM

Looks good!

Very nice!

-- 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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