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., wildlife, carving, ely, north, pines tree, hand, carved, entry door, john, huisman, alder
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: