Saturday, January 17, 2015

Custom built, hand carved, rustic Alder door.

These are some pictures of a custom door I recently completed:


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The door is made of rustic, distressed Alder with a light stain. The carved images are mirrored on the interior so they can be seen on both sides of the glass.
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A Close up shot of the carving of the tall pine tree and the moon.
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A closeup shot of the carving of the wolf howling.

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The installed door.
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The installed door.
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This is a picture of the carving in progress. This carved image of the wolf howling needed to be mirrored so the door would look the same from both the inside and outside.



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The wood carving is done mostly with hand tools.



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This is a picture of the door components, stiles and rails with mortices and grooves for the panels, ready for assembly.



More of my custom built doors can be seen here: