The door to my woodworking shop (shed) has essentially disintegrated.
I've priced a couple of basic external doors at Home Depot and Lowes,
but thought it would be more fun to build one myself. Does anyone have
plans for a basic external door they could point me too? I'm going the
google route as well, but thought I'd ask the experts here.
You didn't mention what size door opening you have.
I've built a couple of doors for the two sheds I have. Both sheds have
door openings of 8' wide and 7' high. I used 3/4" exterior plywood for
the base door material and then used 1" x 4" pine to frame the door and
make a cross buck on the bottom just for aesthetics.
Sorry, I had no plans. Built them on-the-fly from measurements taken
from my door openings.
Here are some pics.
The 3/4" plywood doors on that second shed are warped a little because I
never painted the backs of the doors for about a year after I painted
the fronts. Since the doors were recessed, I used the regular butt
hinges on them, but found that the supplied screws were not strong
enough to overcome the weight of the 3/4" plywood doors plus trim, so I
wound up using screw bolts and nuts.
I have to get around to putting a ridge vent on that shed too, since
there are no gable vents.
The original shed had that home made cupola as a vent when the rafters
were exposed. Once we (she) converted it to a pool house, and I
insulated and put the wainscotting on the rafters, I had to install
ridge venting on both sides of the cupola.
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