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Solid Oak Door 2.375'' thick. Nicest door on the street

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Project by CAMERONGAGNON.com posted 12-06-2011 11:41 PM 1785 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We finished and installed this door last week. It is a replica of the original door when the house was built. Everybody that worked on this door did an amazing job. Thanks John for the opportunity!

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG





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sarahss

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#1 posted 12-06-2011 11:43 PM

I really like the door. Great job. What finish did you use?

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CAMERONGAGNON.com

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#2 posted 12-06-2011 11:50 PM

we used a custom color TE stain (that we pigmented) , 4 coats of nitro-vinyl sealer, and 4 coats of Pro-Line Poly-urethane based clear lacquer. We added sheen flatening agent to reduce it to 25 degrees.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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peterrum

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#3 posted 12-06-2011 11:59 PM

That is very good work, I love seeing old homes put back to original even if its just the main door. Congrats

-- Carpe Diem

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#4 posted 12-07-2011 12:31 AM

Wow, that will be one of my favorite projects to attempt. I think I will start with interior doors first though. Nothing like having solid wood doors throughout the home.
Great job on this door.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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Duane53

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#5 posted 12-07-2011 12:43 AM

Wow that looks great

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 12-07-2011 12:57 AM

Beautiful Oak Door.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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doncutlip

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#7 posted 12-07-2011 01:02 AM

Love that door

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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shavins

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#8 posted 12-07-2011 01:18 AM

beautiful job!

-- shavins

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ShaneA

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#9 posted 12-07-2011 01:31 AM

Nice door, looks WAY better than the one it replaced. Bet it is heavy…well done.

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dpow

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#10 posted 12-07-2011 04:21 AM

They say a nice front door makes a good first impression. This door will make many good impressions…it looks great! Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 12-07-2011 06:23 PM

What an improvement! Great looking door!

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

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SRWoodworker

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#12 posted 12-07-2011 10:53 PM

Very nice.

-- Jerry

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