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Project by tenontim posted 08-04-2008 07:08 PM 2358 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.





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lew

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#1 posted 08-04-2008 07:14 PM

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.

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HokieMojo

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#2 posted 08-04-2008 07:16 PM

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 08-04-2008 07:23 PM

Tim;

Outstanding job.

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

Lee

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Napaman

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#4 posted 08-04-2008 07:30 PM

wow..that is really, truly beautiful…

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sIKE

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#5 posted 08-04-2008 07:36 PM

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"

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jeanmarc

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#6 posted 08-04-2008 07:58 PM

Beautiful Door!a great job

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Bigbuck

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#7 posted 08-04-2008 08:48 PM

Very nice door.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 08-04-2008 10:00 PM

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

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

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tenontim

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#9 posted 08-04-2008 11:03 PM

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!

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trifern

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#10 posted 08-04-2008 11:37 PM

Gorgeous door Tim. Thanks for sharing.

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

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Karson

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#11 posted 08-05-2008 04:48 AM

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 †

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 08-05-2008 05:17 AM

cool door. nice choice of materials.

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

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Callum Kendall

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#13 posted 08-05-2008 07:53 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 10-18-2008 10:01 PM

Thats a nice front door.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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SCOTSMAN

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#15 posted 10-18-2008 10:05 PM

looks great and such a professional finsih well done .Alistair

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