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Project by brevort posted 960 days ago 2346 views 14 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- Rick





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sras

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#1 posted 960 days ago

Cool project!

I’m curious, what kind of wood and what kind of finish?

Welcome to LJs!

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#2 posted 960 days ago

Hey Rick
Welcome to Ljs
That’s a great looking door ,great Job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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brevort

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#3 posted 960 days ago

Steve, The wood is white pine, cut of my property here in the U.P. The finish is Cabot spar varnish.

-- Rick

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Ken Fitzpatrick

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#4 posted 960 days ago

beautiful design. Very nice job. Thanks for sharing.

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 960 days ago

Rick,

Wow! Those doors look fantastic. At first glance, no one would ever believe that’s an overhead door. Thanks for sharing.

Welcome to LJs.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 959 days ago

Great job! They look fantastic!

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

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rozzi

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#7 posted 959 days ago

Nice job. They look great. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Duane, Iowa

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ed220

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#8 posted 959 days ago

Very nice, They’re holding up real well !!

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EzJack

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#9 posted 959 days ago

Nice look.

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Juriathe

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#10 posted 959 days ago

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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Charles Maxwell

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#11 posted 959 days ago

Nice!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 959 days ago

Neat idea!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#13 posted 959 days ago

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.

Thanks for showing us and spreading ideas. I’m sure I’m not the only one trying to figure out how to budget the lumber into the next couple of months.

Joey

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#14 posted 959 days ago

Stunning, just stunning…

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WoodTookSoLong

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#15 posted 959 days ago

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?

-- Ben

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