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Old 01-02-2010, 07:38 AM   #1
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Thanks for the possible help,
I need to build two 8'X7' sliding barn doors to replace the old ones, plywood and 2X6's. I am using rough cut pine random widths. I set up my table saw with dado blades to make ship lap. I would rather have tounge and groove.
What is the easiest way to make and square the doors? I am a self taught carpenter (learning every day) and I struggled with the first two I built. I also want to make a door in one of the large doors, (hinged) so we do not have to open the sliders.
Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.


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Old 01-02-2010, 10:40 AM   #2
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Click HERE to go to our sister forum. This is a post I made showing some drawings of a set of "composite" doors (foam and wood for very light weight.) Might get some ideas there.


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