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Making a Dutch Door From an Old Door

Have on aged door waiting for some thing exclusive? This is it! Arrive see how to completely transform it into an astounding Dutch Door.

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Upcycled Door to Dutch Door

 written by Karla from It is The Very little Things

Previous March I was blessed enough to place a “Free Stuff” pile just outside the house of our neighborhood. And in it, was a reliable wood, eight panel door.

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I imagined it was ideal.

Will imagined I was insane.

But he knew if he didn’t help me load it into the automobile that I would do regardless of what it took to get it in there myself. So, reluctantly, he assisted me load the door, and it turned mine!

You can go through all about it, alongside with my initial prepare for the door, right here:“Look What I Found”. And see all the readers’ opinions on the door right here: “Your Thoughts On The Door”

So what did we end up doing with it?

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Effectively, right here she is…

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Not only did we reduce out the major four panels and exchange them with glass, but we turned it into a Dutch Door and I could not be happier with the end result!

The approach was a little bit challenging. We weren’t solely sure how properly the door would keep up to reducing out panels and sawing it in 50 %, but luckily for us, it was in wonderful ailment.

How to Make a Dutch Door from an Old Door

Do it yourself Dutch Door Stage one: Lower away the panels…

Because we needed glass on major, we diligently taken off the center panels on the major 50 %.

See also: How to Set up a Glass Window in a Hollow Core Door

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Dutch Door Stage 2: Lower the door and new doorknob

We sawed the door in 50 % to make the Dutch Door…

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…and also extra a new doorknob.

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Dutch Door Stage 3: Add the Ledge

We extra a ledge on to the base 50 % of the door. The initial door was a couple of inches shorter than the doorways in our property, so we had to fill that hole. Nothing at all a straightforward 2×4 couldn’t fix…

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Dutch Door Stage five: Add Glass Panels

Originally, we imagined we would use plexiglass to make the home windows in the major 50 % of the door, but the more we imagined about it, we knew that we could discover a piece of glass that not only suited our aesthetic, but just one that would make the door that substantially more unique.

We headed to Tacoma and identified the coolest glass store. My only needs for the glass were that it let each individual little bit of attainable light-weight by means of and that it have texture.

We settled on a piece of glass known as “Falling Rain”. You get the picture – a little streaky and bubbly.  I determined to flip the glass sideways so that the streaks run from side to side, in its place of major to base.

The glass suit beautifully and we held it in put with a bead of silicone…

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Will reduce strips of wood to body in and secure the glass on the back side of the door…

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Take note: If you are working with a hollow core door in its place of reliable wood, go through How to Set up a Glass Window in a Hollow Core Door

Dutch Door Stage 6: Finishing Touches

We stained the ledge on the base 50 % to match the glass trim parts and also re-positioned a modest piece of components that was on the door when we 1st picked it up. I have no idea what it was made use of for, but it is aged and aged and I like it!

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We also extra a sliding lock on the back of the door to maintain the major and base alongside one another, when needed.

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I was giddy when it was all said and performed!

And eight months later…I however am!

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It lets light-weight into our hallway, which was what I had constantly needed. What is the stage of obtaining a window in a dazzling, light-weight-filled laundry area if you never, at any time see it in any case?

Now, we see the light-weight!

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I unquestionably owe Will a large, huge Thank You for serving to me make this come about!

And, for the record, he loves it far too. 🙂

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Originally printed 12.28.2010 // Current 04.18.2020

 

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