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I built some wood skins for my garage doors. My garage has 3 doors and there are 114 pieces in each door. This project took me all winter to do, but it was worth it. It has been 3 years and they still look great.
Jan 13, 2012
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#1 posted 01-13-2012 05:42 AM
I’m curious, what kind of wood and what kind of finish?
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#2 posted 01-13-2012 05:48 AM
Hey RickWelcome to LjsThat’s a great looking door ,great Job.
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#3 posted 01-13-2012 05:51 AM
Steve, The wood is white pine, cut of my property here in the U.P. The finish is Cabot spar varnish.
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#4 posted 01-13-2012 05:51 AM
beautiful design. Very nice job. Thanks for sharing.
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#5 posted 01-13-2012 06:26 AM
Wow! Those doors look fantastic. At first glance, no one would ever believe that’s an overhead door. Thanks for sharing.
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#6 posted 01-13-2012 12:34 PM
Great job! They look fantastic!
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#7 posted 01-13-2012 01:54 PM
Nice job. They look great. Welcome to Lumberjocks.
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#8 posted 01-13-2012 04:06 PM
Very nice, They’re holding up real well !!
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#9 posted 01-13-2012 04:29 PM
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#10 posted 01-13-2012 08:01 PM
wow..! I want those on my HOUSE !! ok, yes, house doors, or garden gates, swinging. I’m drooling. mutters as I add to my to-do list Those are gorgeous.
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#11 posted 01-13-2012 08:13 PM
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#12 posted 01-14-2012 01:11 AM
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#13 posted 01-14-2012 01:52 AM
I would have never thought to do that. Garage doors are one of those things you have replaced when the kids back into it. I think I may have to make me one and put steel post in the driveway to keep my kids away once they get their DL. LOL Great job and great idea.
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#14 posted 01-14-2012 02:23 AM
Stunning, just stunning…
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#15 posted 01-14-2012 03:30 AM
Great idea and even better execution! I’m curious, are your original doors fiberglass and how did you adhere the wood ones to the doors?
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