LumberJocks

New Front Door

  • Advertise with us
Project by tenontim posted 2213 days ago 2339 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
New Front Door
New Front Door No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Just finished up the new front door for my house. It’s an Arts and Crafts style, to go with the bungalow style house that I’m building. It’s made of White Ash. The rails and stiles where made from 8/4, planed down to 1 3/4” and the floating panels are 1/2” thick. It has a walnut and cherry mix stain. So far it has about 8 coats of pure tung oil. Glass is textured glass I got at a stained glass store.





17 comments so far

View lew's profile

lew

10002 posts in 2386 days


#1 posted 2213 days ago

Beautiful Door! I think the darker, contrasting trim really makes it stand out!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View HokieMojo's profile

HokieMojo

2098 posts in 2359 days


#2 posted 2213 days ago

That looks great. This is the kind of thing that is so rare in new construction. Design and execution both look excellent.

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6647 posts in 2610 days


#3 posted 2213 days ago

Tim;

Outstanding job.

It sure looks great. I bet you got a lot of “brownie points” for that project!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5335 posts in 2708 days


#4 posted 2213 days ago

wow..that is really, truly beautiful…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View sIKE's profile

sIKE

1271 posts in 2385 days


#5 posted 2213 days ago

Very nice, I have an idea kicking around in my head for a new door for my house. Need to get y skills up to your level first though….got get that darn being square thing down pat.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

View jeanmarc's profile

jeanmarc

1886 posts in 2347 days


#6 posted 2213 days ago

Beautiful Door!a great job

-- jeanmarc manosque france

View Bigbuck's profile

Bigbuck

1347 posts in 2294 days


#7 posted 2213 days ago

Very nice door.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 2791 days


#8 posted 2213 days ago

it is beautiful. You’ll smile every time you go through it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

View tenontim's profile

tenontim

2131 posts in 2375 days


#9 posted 2213 days ago

Thanks everyone for the kind compliments. I was glad to get it finished.

Lee, I don’t know about “brownie points”, but I got a plate full of brownies!

View trifern's profile

trifern

8132 posts in 2398 days


#10 posted 2213 days ago

Gorgeous door Tim. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

View Karson's profile

Karson

34870 posts in 3031 days


#11 posted 2213 days ago

Tim A great looking door. Nice job. Great design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12926 posts in 2614 days


#12 posted 2213 days ago

cool door. nice choice of materials.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View Callum Kendall's profile

Callum Kendall

1918 posts in 2334 days


#13 posted 2212 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2304 days


#14 posted 2138 days ago

Thats a nice front door.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5347 posts in 2216 days


#15 posted 2138 days ago

looks great and such a professional finsih well done .Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase