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  1. Joinery
    I am building a 36inx9ft exterior door for a commercial space. Due to ADA requirements the bottom rail has to be solid on the push side. The exterior facae has a cool raised panel design that wraps all around the storefront at about 12in high that I would like to add to the bottom rail of the...
  2. Outdoor Cypress Gate

    Here is my most recent project. It is a solid cypress gate made out of 8/4 cypress and 3/4 tongue and groove cypress for the panel finished with a solid stain. We modified the original design to incorporate the previous gate's materials which are the cedar caps for the door and jamb which are...
  3. Cosplay Prop Chainsaw

    Some friends of mine asked me to build this chainsaw for their daughter's costume. She's really into all that Japanese anime stuff. I did all the design work and construction, they did the painting. This was a really fun project to do and I hope I can do more in the future.
  4. Alder Wood Front Door

    Decided to replace our old front door with a solid Alder wood door. For the assembly I used mortise and tenon joints with glue, and finished with stain and satin lacquer.
  5. craftsman style Entry door with cutom stained glass leaded light

    African mahogany entry door. This was a great learning experience. I learned you can't just build an all wood door, you mush first "build" the lumber used to construct it, nearly half of the time required to build a solid wood door, that wont warp, is spent preparing the wood. Once done with...
  6. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Hello all, I am new to this site so patience is appreciated. Wife and I are in process of renovating home from top to bottom down to the studs. We are trying to use as much reclaimed materials as possible for the interior. Two exceptions are the front door and the cak door. The house is...
  7. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Hello fellow Lumberjocks, Armed with my Festool Domino 700, I am diving into the world of exterior doors. A client asked for some 5-panel exterior doors. He wants them pre-hung. After reading some books, I feel more comfortable with the idea. The client was adamant that he didn't want any...
  8. Finishing
    Hello everyone. I am going to be restoring an entry door on an old mansion in buffalo ny. It appears to be quartersawn white oak. I'm looking for an exterior finish regiman that will hold up and something that the homeowner will be able to easily maintain. Helmsman spar urethane is the only...
  9. Blogs
    Exterior Door- Part I The Commission A door doesn't sound like a significant project, until there are other details added like annual outdoor temperature fluctuation of 150° F, 90-100° F temp difference between in/outdoors, and a sporadic humidity level. Approved SketchUp Design One day I...
  10. Blogs
    exterior doors of Catalonia We have been thinking about replacing the old entrance door. The door is really old and painted white. Besides, the door jambs, the threshold and sidelight show signs of wear and moisture damage; they are a bit out of square, the joints have become a bit loose too...
  11. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Hi all! Just ordered my lumber for a set of carriage doors to replace the ones that have been on the garage since 1938.. Now it's time to order a set of bits for my router. I've been looking at Freud and Amana brand product and can't quite make up my mind. 1. Amana requires each side to be...
  12. Joinery
    Hello all! I'm in the process of building a set of carriage doors. Using mortise and tenon joinery. Tenons are 2-1/2". I've been back and forth about glue. Even though this topic has been discussed plenty I'd still like to have someone with past experience in exterior doors to chime in. All is...
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