Cypress Doors

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Project by miles125 posted 2234 days ago 2959 views 4 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of doors i did from a photograph the customer gave me. Size is approx 66” wide x 81” tall. All Cypress material with 1/4” laminated safety glass. I may end up helping with the locksets and threshold, but thank goodness i don’t have to put a finish on them!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#1 posted 2234 days ago

superbe travail.dommage that the hinges is not more aesthetic .félicitations

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#2 posted 2234 days ago

very nice! i really like the curves in the divider things, thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 2234 days ago

Very nice project – what will be the finish?

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#4 posted 2234 days ago

Miles, these are just gorgeous!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 2234 days ago

Fantastic! I want to know how to join curved mullions like those. You are really doing advanced work. Where in Alabama are you Miles? I am in Livingston near Tuscaloosa.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#6 posted 2234 days ago

very nice miles!!!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Doug S.

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#7 posted 2234 days ago

Wow. I’d hang those on my house in a heartbeat if they didn’t outclass the rest of the house. Excellent work.

-- Use the fence Luke

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#8 posted 2234 days ago

Miles 125, those are a pair of outstanding doors. I love to work with cypress and it lasts very well in the exterior. Those are some crazy moldings there. I hope you are proud of your work because I would be. Made and hung a door or two in my day but never as cool as yours. I hope to see them installed and finished with locksets and stuff. A picture would do nicely. Thanks for the post.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.

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#9 posted 2234 days ago

Beautiful doors Miles. Gorgeous. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 2234 days ago

Thanks guys…Stanley i’m not sure what finish he’ll end up using. The doors are going in an overhang area pretty well protected from the elements though.

Roz i’m in Smiths Station. Just across the Chatahoochee River from Columbus Ga. Everybody over in Georgia moves here for the lower taxes. Only drawback being if your house catches on fire a kid in a Camaro comes to put it out…Lol

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Douglas Bordner

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#11 posted 2234 days ago

What Roz said. Yowzers.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#12 posted 2234 days ago

Now That just Swell, Beautiful set of doors

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#13 posted 2234 days ago

Miles, those are beautiful doorls. I love the grain in the cypress.

Jeanmarc. Dommage? Pourquoi? Les ports est tres belle. (Pardon my butchering of your language. I don’t spell well in my own!)

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#14 posted 2234 days ago

Great looking set of doors. You did a beautiful job on these. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 2234 days ago

Those are some fantastic looking doors!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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