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How to Create a Period Reproduction Arts-and-Crafts Door

Restoration Realities shows you how to make a period-authentic door in an arts-and-crafts style.

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Materials

  • deadbolt
  • wood glue
  • brads
  • finish nails
  • latex caulk
  • weather stripping
  • plywood
  • duct tape
  • painter's tape
  • lockset
  • 3' x 7' solid core oak slab
  • tempered glass pane
  • 6/4 oak, 60" L
  • 2 1x6 oak 96" L
  • 3 1x8 poplar interior trim 96" L
  • ball bearing hinges
  • sanding sealer
  • spar lacquer finish
  • door sweep
  • two-part polyester resin

Tools

  • rags
  • plastic sheeting
  • nylon paintbrush
  • table saw
  • sliding compound miter saw
  • circular saw
  • cordless drill
  • screwdriver attachment
  • jigsaw
  • orbital palm sander
  • belt sander
  • pneumatic finish nailer
  • air compressor
  • mortiser bit
  • dado bit
  • sawhorses
  • drop cloths
  • hole saw
  • clamps
  • wood chisel
  • finish hammer
  • nail set
  • sable paintbrush
  • 8" dado blade set
  • 3/4" router with fence
  • jigsaw blades
  • 12" thickness planer
  • power hand plane
  • pneumatic brad nailer
  • air compressor hoses
  • V-grooved bit
  • electrical cords
  • butterfly bit

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