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Doormaking - Strother Purdy
Highland Item # 202791
Author: Strother Purdy


Price : $26.95
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Doormaking - Materials, Techniques and Projects for Building Your First Door. Author, Strother Purdy

Building doors to last, especially exterior doors, takes knowledge and experience that does not come from making other types of furniture. Doormaking by Strother Purdy gathers all the information and guidance that both beginning and intermediate woodworkers need to be successful making their first door.

While covering the construction of eight popular door styles, Doormaking starts first by addressing the fundamentals: the basics of good design and proper construction technique, the pros-and-cons of common materials including wood and sheet goods, interior and exterior finishes, hardware and the fine points of hanging doors.

Once those key elements are covered, Doormaking - Materials, Techniques and Projects for Building Your First Door offers project chapters that walk the reader step-by-step through the construction of eight essential doors, explaining design and material choices in specific contexts, tool options and other considerations. The first four projects are easly accessible to a beginner while the the remaining projects offer up some more challenging details for the intermediate woodworker. Filled with clear, color photos and there is an inspiring gallery of doors at the back of the book.

Door Projects:

  • Board-and-Batten Door
  • Frame-and-Panel Interior Door
  • Construction-Grade Plywood Door
  • Modern Rustic Door
  • Honeycomb Core Door
  • Frame-and-Panel Two-Face Door
  • Interior French Doors
  • Arts-and-Crafts Glass Panel Door
  • Sreen Door


ISBN 978-1-61035-291-8

Paperback, 144 pages

Product Warnings

WARNING FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA!

This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
For more information, see www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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