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Interesting Doors ................. Photo Blog

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posted 04-27-2013 01:40 PM


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#1 posted 04-27-2013 01:58 PM

Wonder how old this is, Dan?

An LJ named Suliman builds doors. I think he is from Syria.

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#2 posted 04-27-2013 02:02 PM

I would think this is fairly old but it sure seams to be in great shape.

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#3 posted 04-27-2013 02:11 PM

Here is one in our back yard

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#4 posted 04-27-2013 03:18 PM

Here is a fun one…

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#5 posted 04-27-2013 03:38 PM

I like that door Dan’um . Where was the photo taken?

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#6 posted 04-27-2013 04:15 PM

I predict this will be a good thread.

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#7 posted 04-27-2013 04:18 PM

Find an old door and put the Home Depot ‘lattice fence’ stuff in the top panel to make this:

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#8 posted 04-27-2013 04:25 PM

Here’s an easy half-day door project.

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#9 posted 04-27-2013 04:25 PM

I’m betting that first door isn’t all that old, I’ve seen others like it while wandering the Mediterranean; doors that looked right out of medieval times and earlier that were only 30-50 years old. It could be 1-200 years old or just a couple decades, the wall surrounding it seem to have been recently plastered. Course being Egyptian and not having a full pic it could also be part of a museum collection.

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#10 posted 04-27-2013 04:40 PM

I thought it was Eyptian at first too. But upon looking closer, it looks African. But Dan’um didn’t say… Hence the question….

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#11 posted 04-27-2013 04:42 PM

Not sure where door photo came from. The photo was not labeled. Found it. Grabbed it and here-tis.

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#12 posted 04-27-2013 04:43 PM

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#13 posted 04-27-2013 04:44 PM

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#14 posted 04-27-2013 07:09 PM

That looks to be the door to a Pyramid in Egypt!!

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#15 posted 04-27-2013 07:12 PM

This is a wonderful door in Gamla Stan (the old city) Stockholm which is a treasure trove of wonderful 300-400 year old doors.

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#16 posted 04-27-2013 07:15 PM

I got one of those too!

This ain’t a door but close enough!

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#17 posted 04-27-2013 07:26 PM

Another cool great antique from Gamla Stan….

... and a few others if interested in these very ‘old’ doors @
http://fetadraken.blogspot.se/2012/07/dorrar-i-gamla-stan.html

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#18 posted 04-28-2013 01:50 AM

Great idea Danny Boy

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#19 posted 04-28-2013 02:15 AM

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#20 posted 04-28-2013 02:43 AM

Poopiekat, that really is an interesting door(s), probably the strangest because we all know people are strange.

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#21 posted 04-28-2013 05:44 AM

I haven’t seen anyone make better doors than this guy.......................

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#22 posted 04-28-2013 09:45 AM

Here’s an easy half-day door project.

Bilbo Baggins’???

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#23 posted 04-28-2013 06:01 PM

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#24 posted 04-28-2013 08:57 PM

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#25 posted 04-28-2013 08:59 PM

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#26 posted 04-28-2013 09:01 PM

The Gates of Hell by August Rodan. Cast in bronze from sculpture.

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#27 posted 04-28-2013 09:21 PM

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#28 posted 04-28-2013 10:14 PM

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#29 posted 04-28-2013 11:16 PM

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#30 posted 04-28-2013 11:55 PM

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#31 posted 04-29-2013 12:44 AM

kdc68: some sharp stuff there – can you identify the last location? Mine’s from Dublin.
gene

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#32 posted 04-29-2013 01:59 AM

vipond33...Seoul, South Korea

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#33 posted 04-29-2013 02:06 AM

Pristina, Kosovo

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#34 posted 04-30-2013 12:08 AM

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#35 posted 04-30-2013 12:29 AM

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#36 posted 04-30-2013 01:23 AM

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#38 posted 04-30-2013 01:45 AM

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#47 posted 04-30-2013 11:50 PM

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