Screen Doors

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Blog series by Matt updated 04-17-2016 05:35 PM 2 parts 1930 reads 0 comments total

Part 1: A project for my wife - and the cats

04-05-2016 03:55 AM by Matt | 0 comments »

Hi all, I’ve been building up my shop recently. My wife has been very supportive. So when she asked for some screen doors for inside our house I couldn’t very well say no! You might be wondering why screen doors inside the house… well, we do foster care for our local cat shelter – mainly pregnant mothers and their kittens. We have two rooms where we keep them – neither are heated/cooled. She wants them climate controlled. So… screen doors. She ...

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Part 2: Half way there... Looks like a door

04-17-2016 05:35 PM by Matt | 0 comments »

Well, I cut my first mortise and tennons ever. Apparently I didn’t center the mortises too well… And I’m not terribly good with a router, but overall I’m pleased. A little more clean up and things will be good. I’ve got to figure out my plan for the slats in the bottom half next. I’ll nee to nail that inside dimension to get it right. I’m debating routing the mortises then making the slats a perfect fit – no tennon. I’d just round over ...

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