hanging some antique doors

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Project by dan mosheim posted 05-19-2015 01:16 AM 1264 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

another challenging one here .. we came on board after the hole was already framed, and it turned out that the doors were too short and too wide, and the hinges were in the middle of the door ‘sandwhich’ ... ‘houston, we have a problem.’ lots of steps to get from start to finish and you can read all about it on this blog post.

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 05-19-2015 01:58 AM


You really get some interesting challenges! Nice save!

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#2 posted 05-19-2015 03:16 AM


This looks like quite a formidable task, but you were up to the challenge!


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#3 posted 05-19-2015 03:26 AM

Dan looks like you pulled it off though. Great job.

-- There's no crying in woodworking. Just measure and cut again.

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#4 posted 05-19-2015 11:55 AM

Quite a challenge, but you did it well. Nice engineering and nice finish work!!

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#5 posted 05-19-2015 04:54 PM

yep i looked the who blog over and you sure did have a job here, but i have followed you for some time and you have always come through with a solution, and you didn’t disappoint here, those are some honking doors, i think a tank could roll over them…great job dan, and your other workers as well.

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#6 posted 05-19-2015 11:28 PM

Those doors are absolutely fantastic!

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#7 posted 05-19-2015 11:37 PM

Looks like they turned out great!

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#8 posted 05-20-2015 10:50 AM

thanks for your comments. it was a fun project .. we do get some challenging ones. have a good memorial day weekend! it’s open studio here , 10 to 5, saturday and sunday. (23rd and 24th)

-- dan,vermont,

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