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Project by MichaelT77 posted 08-23-2012 09:25 PM 718 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a one-man handyman service, and a homeowner asked me to repair her front door. The door has been exposed to the afternoon sun and weather for decades. I took the door off the hinges, planed it (Bosch 3365) and sanded it. I then stained and urethaned the door. Didn’t want to take off too much wood, so the door’s color is not as uniform as I would have liked. But, the customer was pleased. I think the storm door is much newer than the wooden door.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA





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MichaelT77

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#1 posted 08-23-2012 10:26 PM

this counts as woodworking, right?

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 08-24-2012 12:47 AM

Yep, it’s wood and you worked on it! What a cool old door. Definately worth saving.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 08-24-2012 07:19 AM

nice save on the old door

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#4 posted 08-24-2012 12:35 PM

As Josey Wales would have said….”Wooden door, I reckon it’s woodworking”.... :)
Funny thing, as I was looking at the pictures, I was thinking the same thing as doordude…”nice save”

-- Tim Harrelson

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#5 posted 08-24-2012 05:32 PM

“But that one on the far left: he had crazy eyes. Figured him to make the first move.”

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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