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Door from reclaimed pine

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Project by Andreas posted 03-08-2014 09:20 PM 1013 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I salvaged a couple of pine doors from an old cottage that was being torn down. I pulled the doors apart, resurfaced the lumber (to remove the lead paint) and used the wood to build this new door in a different style. It feels great to bring new life back into old wood.

The finish is amber shellac with spar varnish.





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Skylark53

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#1 posted 03-08-2014 09:54 PM

The door looks super. Did you use 3/4” stock or was there 1 1/2” available for you to use? Nice job. Very good save.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 03-08-2014 10:21 PM

I had to glue up the boards to make them thick enough. The final thickness is 1 3/4”.

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#3 posted 03-08-2014 10:48 PM

Gorgeous door!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#4 posted 03-09-2014 01:29 AM

Awesome door. I can’t imagine what that would cost retail!

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.

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#5 posted 03-09-2014 04:17 AM

Beautiful work on this door, great use of reclaimed wood.

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 05:07 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed & Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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