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Project by rrdesigns posted 10-07-2012 05:17 AM 2282 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These doors hang from a sliding overhead track and bypass each other. The door in the rear is held near the wall by a rear mounted sliding dovetail and the door in front rides in a small track made from a piece of hickory glued to the floor with an “L” bracket attached. They are definitely an improvement over the boring folding doors that used to be there. The project was made from Rustic Hickory and is sealed with Black Walnut Danish Oil. The SketchUp plan for these doors can be found here: http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=eb877a3c5760dd5ceb35708421c9f237

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-07-2012 10:33 AM

Really beautiful. Are they closet doors?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 10-07-2012 01:21 PM

beautiful great job.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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rrdesigns

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#3 posted 10-07-2012 03:19 PM

Monte: Yes, they are covering two closets in a bedroom. There used to be inset folding doors in their place.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Bluepine38

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#4 posted 10-07-2012 04:15 PM

Wonderful looking doors, and while you could not access both closets at once with this setup, I also think it
looks way better that the folding door setup. If the beautiful lady agrees, I may have to borrow this idea
for our bedroom, without the rustic look. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Grumpymike

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#5 posted 10-07-2012 05:32 PM

WOW! great use of a truley American wood and beautifully executed. I really like the country flavor.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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woodchic

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#6 posted 10-07-2012 06:34 PM

Very Nice!!

AKA…..........Woodchic

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Sodabowski

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#7 posted 10-08-2012 07:17 PM

Dude, that looks weird at first glance in a bedroom, but I definitely love the idea!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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NormG

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#8 posted 10-08-2012 11:32 PM

You are correct they are and improvement and look wonderful

-- Norman

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redryder

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#9 posted 10-09-2012 07:26 AM

Very cool idea….......................

-- mike...............

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BTKS

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#10 posted 10-11-2012 01:21 AM

THIS IS MY STYLE OF DECORATING!!!! Cool as can be!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Brent Golden

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#11 posted 11-03-2012 08:26 PM

Wow. very nice. They go great with the Saltillo pavers…................( from a woodworking tile guy, lol)

-- Brent Golden www.intarsiaonthebay.com

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#12 posted 11-03-2012 08:43 PM

Perfect rustic charm.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HorizontalMike

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#13 posted 12-03-2012 01:10 PM

Very nice look for the room! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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