Barn Doors

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Project by Brent Livingwell posted 01-29-2012 07:15 AM 6173 views 22 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom Barn Doors for a customers new Garage.
Made from Home Depot Cedar 2×6’s
Mortise and Tenon joinery.
Salvaged windows
Crown Industrial Hardware (awesome quality)
Stripping windows and reglazing was the hardest part. 6 layers of paint (white, green, red, black, white again and poly under all that!) Not fun.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is it again.

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#1 posted 01-29-2012 07:40 AM

These doors look great, well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-29-2012 02:04 PM

Really very nice looking doors. Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 01-29-2012 03:40 PM

These doors are as sharp as a tack. Nice work.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 01-29-2012 04:06 PM

Oh my goodness, Love these doors they look fantastic,nice work.

-- An aspiring woodworker.

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#5 posted 01-29-2012 04:31 PM

super nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! give,s me ideas for my shop thx. save in my favs..


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#6 posted 01-29-2012 04:33 PM

Really good looking doors

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 01-29-2012 05:06 PM

Those look fantastic!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 01-29-2012 07:10 PM

So how much clamping pressure is your dog rated for?

Nice looking doors.

-- Big discoveries don't go "Eureka!", they go "Huh. That's funny..." They just as frequently go *bang* and *woosh*...

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#9 posted 01-29-2012 11:03 PM

Incredible looking doors and work.

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#10 posted 01-29-2012 11:25 PM

Super nice doors! Do the outside 2 open also?

-- Wooster, Ohio

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#11 posted 01-30-2012 12:18 AM

Very sharp!

-- Scott, North Carolina,

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#12 posted 01-30-2012 01:27 AM

Really nice!

-- Janice

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#13 posted 01-30-2012 01:41 AM

Great doors, nice to see your buddy approves. Sometimes my lab is so full of sawdust I have to vacuum her before going in and messing up Blondies clean house. LOL

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

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#14 posted 01-30-2012 02:02 AM


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#15 posted 01-30-2012 03:46 AM

The two doors on the outside do not open. Both center doors open on the track on top and open to a comfortable 60 inches. Thanks for the praise, anyone here could whip these out with a dado blade, table saw and a ridgeback dog. I guess glue and clamps would help too.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is it again.

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