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Here's a recent build I did using different barn woods from our lot. The customer picked out all of the different pieces at the lot and then I ripped them, jointed the back side, and brad-nailed/adhered them to the birch plywood. when it was fully assembled, our finish guy did a great lacquer job on the wood. I did the same for the other side. It's wrapped in 1/4" steel. Everything was fabricated by our team. From design to finish ever piece was made by us including the sliding hardware. The steel was new, but I weathered it down to give it a rusty patina. It rests on a 1/2" thick bar that is held in to the studs by lag bolts. I also made a pinch roller from a skateboard wheel and created some stops on the bar using bolts and P.E. There's a lot more I'm sure I could say about the project…. yadda yadda yadda… but it was really fun. I'd love to build more. I like integrating reclaimed wood and steel into modern projects. I included the 3d sketch that I provided them before hand. It was pretty darn close to the final project. Love when that happens. :)

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That is really cool…!
 

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Love it-I want some!
 

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That is gorgeous.

So, is the barn wood just a veneer over plywood on both sides?
 

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Sortof… it's not a "veneer" per say. Veneers usually refer to a much thinner application. This is more of a facia. The plywood and steel keeps it rigid. It also allowed for a nice thickness. Some of the barn wood was fairly brittle and would not have otherwise worked if it were laminated for use as a door. All of the siding pieces were taken down to 5/8" thick, so after the .75" plywood and the outer/inner layers of siding, the final thickness is 2".
 

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The door looks awsome. I like this ''Vikings'' style.
 

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this project is ultra hip from the green re-use of the barn wood , the patchwork result and the slide and wheels. Awesome job.
I want one too
 

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Nice assembly of off the shelf hardware. Looks great.
 

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I've just replaced lots of boards in a fence and would like to make this door. It looks like the boards are just stacked on top of each other and somehow connected. However, from reading above it sounds like you've used a thin sheet of plywood between the front and back of the door. Is this the case? Also did you use wood glue and nails/screws? What product did you use to seal the wood and where did you get the track hardware? The door looks amazing!
 
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