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Forum topic by realcowtown_eric posted 09-19-2014 05:04 AM 1017 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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realcowtown_eric

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09-19-2014 05:04 AM

Topic tags/keywords: steamed bent laminations

installed this…

Jamb lots of fun….

Eric

-- Real_cowtown_eric


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AlaskaGuy

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#1 posted 09-19-2014 06:56 AM

Had it been me I would have put the jamb in vertical instead of horizontal.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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#2 posted 09-19-2014 10:46 AM

Is that a “gnome door” or is it life size??? ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 09-19-2014 08:15 PM

Pretty cool door. You just said “installed this”. Did you build it and install it or buy it and install it? I am assuming that since you posted it under the tag_ steam bent laminations that you built it. If so, good on ya! If not, still good on ya for tackling the install.

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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realcowtown_eric

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#4 posted 09-22-2014 04:04 AM

life size….I steamed and laminated the jamb The jamb is actually 86” high, had to notch the header a tad

Bottom weather strip is kinda neat. When you close the door, a little bolt touches the jamb and releases a bottom weather strip that rops down on the threshold. open the door, it springs up

Nary a sprig of light visible. ie tight seal. Good on a north facing prairie door!

Clients happy, 4 other jobs added.

Only downside is that the springback on the interior moulding laminations was too much, have to redo them.

Such is life.

Eric

-- Real_cowtown_eric

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#5 posted 09-22-2014 04:08 AM

sure is nice looking, good job Eric.

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#6 posted 09-22-2014 04:42 AM

Damn fine door. It will look great once you get all the siding on. Look like a good days work.

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