Screen Door

  • Advertise with us
Project by gbvinc posted 08-30-2007 02:06 AM 18629 views 12 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Screen Door
Screen Door No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

A “woodsy” screen door. The door is white pine, the trees are cedar. All mortise & tenon, with additional square pegs attaching the bottom panel to beef it up enough to withstand grandkids running in and out.

14 comments so far

View WayneC's profile


14359 posts in 5592 days

#1 posted 08-30-2007 02:08 AM

Cool. I bet Dick will like this project.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View Buckskin's profile


486 posts in 5482 days

#2 posted 08-30-2007 02:28 AM

Awesome! My wife just looked over my shoulder and said I want one! Back to the lumber yard we go. LOL!

View gbvinc's profile


629 posts in 5441 days

#3 posted 08-30-2007 02:57 AM

Thanks for the comments guys.

My wife was the designer and official assembly supervisor on this project. ;-)

View RobS's profile


1334 posts in 5801 days

#4 posted 08-30-2007 02:59 AM

I’m a big fan of the unique. Great job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

14193 posts in 5477 days

#5 posted 08-30-2007 04:10 AM

very original idea … this one is going in my favorites for one of those projects to try someday !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View yakerjax's profile


60 posts in 5454 days

#6 posted 08-30-2007 04:27 AM

Really unique.. I love the wood choice too.. May I ask where you find screen door plans or did you create your own… I have a huge honey do list for my hubby and on that list is a screen door for my back patio before winter.. I just have not seen any plans for screen doors or I am not looking in the right place… What a terrific unique design..


View gbvinc's profile


629 posts in 5441 days

#7 posted 08-30-2007 05:23 AM


My wife sketched out the idea and then I made it up as I went. This is one I was able to scratch off my honey-do list. (Had to build a patio shade to go with it to completely satisfy requirements though!) Hmmm, maybe I should post a pic of that project…

You can find several plans on various web sites by searching for ‘building a screen door’ on google. The article at looks like it might be fairly solid and your hubby could salt to taste.

View cajunpen's profile


14577 posts in 5560 days

#8 posted 08-30-2007 08:22 AM

I like that screen door!! Great job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

View Dadoo's profile


1790 posts in 5485 days

#9 posted 08-30-2007 01:11 PM

Excellent! I love it!

-- Make Woodworking Great Again!

View MsDebbieP's profile


18619 posts in 5655 days

#10 posted 08-30-2007 01:22 PM

I want more than one!!! I want to screen in my gazebo with screen doors so it can be entered from any direction…. yah.. now I’m envisioning an entire woods scene… trees, wolves, birds, yah…

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Rick will thank you for the inspiration, I’m sure :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

View dennis mitchell's profile

dennis mitchell

3994 posts in 5809 days

#11 posted 01-02-2009 11:57 PM

Guess I missed this one. Awsome door!

View a1Jim's profile


118334 posts in 5072 days

#12 posted 05-14-2009 01:22 AM

cool door just found it


View gbvinc's profile


629 posts in 5441 days

#13 posted 05-14-2009 04:21 AM

Thanks Jim!

View thehis's profile


3 posts in 4533 days

#14 posted 01-31-2010 02:53 AM

Beautiful door. Did you know there are now wood retractable screen doors?


Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics