Large rounded corners

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Blog entry by Sebas posted 10-28-2016 07:06 PM 778 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Anybody have any clever ideas how to build a doorway like this with large rounded corners?

I wish there was a giant router big enough do do this kind of thing.

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#1 posted 10-28-2016 08:58 PM

You build an interior frame in sections and cover them with material. Then put the sections together.
Still a lot of variables you did not mention.
Is it painted? Stained and finished.
Are you building it in place, do you have to transport.
Depending on the variables, will make a difference on how it’s made.

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#2 posted 10-29-2016 02:52 AM

Hi sorry forgot to clarify. It’s for a film set. Typically film sets are framed out with 1×3s and skinned with thin MDF or plywood (luon). It does not need to move and will be painted. I want to avoid making a million little cuts or doing a lot of sanding.

One idea is to build most of it out of wood and do the corner bits out of styrofoam so they can be sanded quickly.

any thoughts?

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