New Old Front Door

by Josh on June 24, 2009 · 4 comments

in Journal

The contractor who is helping me with my bedroom project came to the job with the usual tools and materials.  But he brought something else that first day, too: an old mission oak front door that had failed to sell at his yard sale.  He offered it to me for free.

New Old Front Door

The door needs some restoration work, but this is just the kind of rewarding, small scale project it will be fun to undertake after my big bedroom project upstairs is finally “put to bed.”

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

PlantingOaks June 25, 2009 at 8:13 am

Wow, I really love that. The three narrow windows is a classic style, but the angled bottoms are just great. They make it so unique and classy looking while still matching the era and everything.

What a find! and free!


jenni June 26, 2009 at 7:01 am

What a great door!
I hate our door. I did paint it YELLOW. (All caps because it is so bright)
At least the color makes me smile. On day I will stumble upon the perfect craftsman door.


Anne July 20, 2009 at 3:02 pm

That’s a lovely gift. Congratulations! I’ll bet that it will be absolutely gorgeous when you’re done with it.


Shane July 27, 2009 at 2:41 pm

Sweet! I love it!


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