Barn Door

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Project by Joe posted 09-05-2015 03:08 PM 1113 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were wanting to close off our dining room from our dog and baby. The answer was a sliding barn style door. To make my life easy, I chose a piece of 3/4” plywood and routed grooves into it to look like panels. The result looks great. I put a small chamfer on each of the edge pieces (whatever you call them) to soften it a bit and compensate for any imperfect cuts. My wife loves it.

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#1 posted 09-05-2015 05:58 PM

Looks great ! The little black scrolls in the corners of the door frame is a nice touch.

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#2 posted 09-06-2015 03:08 AM

What did you use for hardware? Looks great!

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#3 posted 09-06-2015 10:33 AM

Thanks Marcus,

I actually recycled hardware from a real barn door that came down. It was free and functional. It’s regular square, galvanized barn door tube. You can buy it at any farm co-op or country hardware store.

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