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Project by patron posted 01-08-2013 03:58 AM 1736 views 2 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

louvered doors
sugar pine
to go into two arches pictured
for radiant heat transfer to bedrooms

client will finish

the install of the doors

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 04:06 AM

That IS a tight arch… (insider comment)

They turned out GREAT!

You pulled it out of the hat!

Going to post a ‘construction’ BLOG on it?

COOL.. Louvered doors…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 01-08-2013 04:24 AM

What a beautiful pair of doors, your artistry is outstanding!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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boxcarmarty

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#3 posted 01-08-2013 04:25 AM

Sweet David, You making the casings next???

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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BusterB

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#4 posted 01-08-2013 04:29 AM

Nice!!!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Dez

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#5 posted 01-08-2013 04:54 AM

Nice!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Eric in central Florida

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#6 posted 01-08-2013 05:03 AM

Good job buddy.
You always do nice work.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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majuvla

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#7 posted 01-08-2013 05:53 AM

David, those arches look great. It will be some very nice doors.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Lenny

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#8 posted 01-08-2013 05:55 AM

These are not only attractive, they appear to be nice and sturdy, good and beefy. What’s the thickness David?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Bob Kollman

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#9 posted 01-08-2013 06:33 AM

Nice doors David, looks like a fun build.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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littlecope

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#10 posted 01-08-2013 07:58 AM

Great Job David…
Like Marty, I’m wondering
Casings next, or are they already in place?

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#11 posted 01-08-2013 08:09 AM

Nice work David.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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BenStewart

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#12 posted 01-08-2013 09:21 AM

Nice door! Good job..

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stefang

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#13 posted 01-08-2013 10:00 AM

These look perfectly done David, except that I can hardly see the glue lines! Wonderful work as always. It can’t be too easy to figure out how to put those louvers into a curve and make them look so natural with the rest of the screen.

The heat transfer idea is practical. In our house the door frames have elongated indentations at the top on both sides to let warm air pass over the door tops into adjoining rooms. The indentations aren’t noticeable unless you look up at them from directly underneath.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Bagtown

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#14 posted 01-08-2013 11:24 AM

Wow.
Glad you got them done David.
Great work.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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ellen35

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#15 posted 01-08-2013 11:33 AM

My hippy side loves the hanging beads (not!).
My woodworking side thinks those doors are incredible.
Woodworking side wins!
Those are spectacular, David.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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