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Project by iltws2 posted 01-17-2012 01:23 PM 2272 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a Entry door i made for Local Builder. As always I like challenging projects that make you think. The door
was in a picture home owners took in France. That’s all I had to go with, no drawing, details just the actual size they wanted. Door size was 48” wide x 109” tall x 2 1/4” thick. I used Cedrela odorata (Spanish-cedar) . I used
through mortise and tenon joints with 3/4” dowels. All trim was made on williams-hussey moulder. All other parts layed out by hand. A few picks we too along the way.

-- Medicaid Carpenter





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#1 posted 01-17-2012 03:03 PM

Gorgeous! What a marvelous piece of art.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 01-17-2012 03:24 PM

What a magnificent door! Love to see it when it’s hung in place! Great job!!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 01-17-2012 03:24 PM

Impressive! What did you use for a finish?

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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#4 posted 01-17-2012 03:51 PM

Beautiful!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 01-17-2012 04:57 PM

Craftsmanship!!! really professional, very nice

-- Vladimir, Atlanga, GA

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#6 posted 01-17-2012 05:22 PM

Very Cool!

-- TJ - Perryville, Missouri

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#7 posted 01-17-2012 05:35 PM

Excellent work!!!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 01-17-2012 09:23 PM

Absolutely beautiful…... fine craftsmanship!

-- Rick

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#9 posted 01-17-2012 09:35 PM

Beautiful door great job.

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#10 posted 01-17-2012 10:41 PM

Krunngk! {sound of my lower jaw hitting my keyboard} Wow – what a beautiful piece of woodwork. I can only admire and be inspired. My limited shop and skills are unlikely ever to produce something so magnificent. But I’m glad you did, and that you shared it with us.

-- "Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation." Wallace Stevens

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#11 posted 01-18-2012 02:29 AM

any chance that you could show some of the W/H knife profiles? I believe that the W/H moulder is really overlooked for producing curved mouldings. Mine has ran thousands of ft of both straight and curved product. As I see in the background you have your choice of other moulders to use. Thank You

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#12 posted 01-18-2012 03:40 AM

Now THAT is a door. 4 feet wide by 9 feet tall, wow.
I bet it smells wonderful as well.
Outstanding!!

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#13 posted 01-18-2012 05:16 AM

Omg, that’s an unbelievable door. You, sir, are a master.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#14 posted 01-18-2012 10:37 PM

difficult door. beautiful work!

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#15 posted 01-21-2012 04:52 AM

Is that a CNC in the back ground?

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