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This is one of 5 doors I’ve asked to make for a house restoration project. Made out of solid Red Oak wood and veneered plywood. Completely assembled using Festool Domino system and Premium PL Glue. All rails and stiles were cutter using a 10” DeWalt miter saw.





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 868 days ago

Looks Great, so much better than those cheap hollow core doors at the home centers. True craftsmanship

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Carpintonto

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#2 posted 868 days ago

Thanks for your comment!. I sure agree with you about those ugly hollow doors from the home renovation stores. Practically everything has been made meticulously in Red Oak to this house.

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jerryo

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#3 posted 868 days ago

Yeah sure beets the home centers. True craftsman custom doors. Love the look of them. Try not to get a hernia lifting them. Great job. Jerry

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Carpintonto

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#4 posted 867 days ago

Thanks for your concern Jerry, I Have one already. But yes there is not comparison.

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grub32

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#5 posted 866 days ago

I concur, I am getting ready to do the same thing at my house…can you tell us how you used the dominos?

Lovely by the way,

Grub

-- Science Teacher by Day, Wood Butcher by Night!!

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Carpintonto

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#6 posted 865 days ago

I’ve used the Festool domino to the widest and deepest slot cutting setting. Made my own dominos using table saw,jointer,planer and shaper, using the roughest grained Red Oak wood planks I have found at the mill. It took four dominos per joint. two up, two down at each end of the rails. I’ve spread just a bit of hot water in the slots and dominoes before applying Titebond III glue. It is a good idea to bevel both ends of dominos for easier gluing up operation. I wish I had the Festool Domino XL…

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Carpintonto

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#7 posted 865 days ago

I’ve used the Festool domino to the widest and deepest slot cutting setting. Made my own dominos using table saw,jointer,planer and shaper, using the roughest grained Red Oak wood planks I have found at the mill. It took four dominos per joint. two up, two down at each end of the rails. I’ve spread just a bit of hot water in the slots and dominoes before applying Titebond III glue.

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eebdoow

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#8 posted 857 days ago

Did you use 3/4 veneer ply for the panels?

-- Chris, Oak Grove, MO

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