Screen Door

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Project by holzmike posted 581 days ago 1144 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally done!
After moving Parts around in my Garage for almost 2 Years; I could spend some time to finish this project. So in the Summertime I can now let the door stay open and keep the da** moskitos outside.

The Frame is made of Fir, coated with an Oil based Paint and a plastic screen nailed from the back. It turned out pretty lightweight and rigid, so I can’t complain.
We will see how time and weather will treat the construction.

-- Michael, Germany

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#1 posted 581 days ago

That is a nice job

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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Chris Moellering

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#2 posted 581 days ago

Looks nice. I’d like to have a screen door out front for my place….maybe I’ll try that.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#3 posted 581 days ago

I built a screen door for the side entrance to my house about twenty yrs. ago( sorry no pics.) out of poplar. I used mortise and tenon joints with pegs and painted it with a oil based paint, I replaced it with a new aluminum one two yrs. ago and it was still solid as the day i built it, so a friend took it and is using it on garage side door.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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#4 posted 581 days ago

Nice looking screen door. I too have devoted long periods of time to projects like you did. Some others call it procrastination, I call it a continuous and carefull thought process for appropriate design considerations.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 581 days ago

Lovely screen door, with that build and wood, it will last for many years.


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#6 posted 581 days ago

It turned out very well,good work.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 577 days ago

Nice screen door.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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