Custom Entry Door

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Project by iltws2 posted 956 days ago 1644 views 4 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 956 days ago

Gorgeous! What a marvelous piece of art.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 956 days ago

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

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 956 days ago

Impressive! What did you use for a finish?

-- Dave

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-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 956 days ago

Craftsmanship!!! really professional, very nice

-- Vladimir, Atlanga, GA

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#6 posted 956 days ago

Very Cool!

-- TJ - Perryville, Missouri

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#7 posted 956 days ago

Excellent work!!!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 956 days ago

Absolutely beautiful…... fine craftsmanship!

-- Rick

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#9 posted 956 days ago

Beautiful door great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 956 days ago

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 956 days ago

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 956 days ago

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

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#13 posted 956 days ago

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 955 days ago

difficult door. beautiful work!

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#15 posted 953 days ago

Is that a CNC in the back ground?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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