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Project by albachippie posted 03-12-2012 09:33 PM 1032 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the completed projects on a recent contract. A walk in dressing room for the lady of the house. All MDF with a paint finish

Here’s a link to the full project

Thanks for looking,
Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl





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#1 posted 03-12-2012 10:33 PM

Excellent use of the space Gary and very nicely finished off. You hung the doors well. Is there a trick to getting the gap so even all the way around. I know there is adjustment in the hinges but even so, I’d struggle to get it that good.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#2 posted 03-12-2012 11:36 PM

Great job, really looks like it belongs there

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 03-13-2012 08:50 AM

Thanks guys, I appreciate the encouragement.

Brit – the gap is fairly straight forward. The key is to get the hinges set first at exactly the same heights from the bottom of each door. I use a marked rod, then transfer the marks from the rod to the carcass of the unit. The cheat is to fit the frame surround after the doors using a 5mm packer to maintain the gap. This means I can scribe to the walls, which are far from straight, and keep a good gap.

This job has several built in areas which I will post also.

Thanks again,

Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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