Barn Doors

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Project by JerrySats posted 05-05-2013 11:12 PM 1365 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did these doors for a restaurant . The hardware is from Real Sliding Hardware , it’s not cheap but man is it smooth and heavy duty . I did a mock up of the divided lights in tape first to see how it looked and worked out . They originally wanted a 2×2 design but it didn’t look right so I made the 2×2 on card board and had it layer over this 3×3 . The client saw her design first (2×2) then I showed her my version and she liked that better . The grooves were done with my festool router using festool tracks , that worked great . The door is made up from 1x clear pine sandwiching 3/4 birch ply . The show edge of the doors are mitered with 1x mitered to match to give the illusion of a solid door .

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#1 posted 05-05-2013 11:13 PM

very nice,beautiful work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 05-05-2013 11:29 PM

really looks nice

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#3 posted 05-06-2013 12:20 AM

That some clean work Jerry, very good!

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 05:51 PM

Very nicely done. Is there an opening behind the doors or are they just for looks?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#5 posted 05-07-2013 01:15 AM

No there’s an opening behind them , it goes into the bar area of the restaurant .

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#6 posted 05-08-2013 02:22 PM

Great job on those gorgeous barn doors. They complement the place and make the restaurant more attractive and interesting.

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