Month: August 2009

Beginning work on the next section of the door… More pieces installed, and painted the dark green color (Woodford). Final pieces of the upper frame, installed. And, painted. Kind of starting to look like old doors…
In order to transfer my door design from the flat version I had built on the driveway, I had to figure out where the cuts would need to be, and also try to make them “disappear” then the door was down. To achieve this, I decided to try and plan my cuts where they would […]
Beginning to cut the cement board pieces that will go into the center part of the wall, between the doors. The first couple of cement lap board, painted the medium green (Tavistock Green). Because these pieces are so thin, I decided to drill a small pilot hole so they don’t split while being installed. The […]
For the doors, we REALLY wanted to use the new, modern doors that are made to look like old Carriage House doors. However, the cost of those doors was WAY out of our budget. So, after a bit of research, I found a bunch of parts that I figured I could use to achieve the […]
The drip trim has been added above each door. Detail of the new upper drip trim… Current state of the front wall…
The door trim has been painted the light yellow color (Vanilla Cream) and installed. We went with real wood for this part, to try and keep an original feel. Detail of the new door trim where it meets the drip trim… This drip trim will go above each door…
The PVC drip trim has been painted (Eggplant) and installed. Detail of the new drip trim…
Next parts of the door trim were installed. One of the reasons we decided to go with PVC trim is because of these parts that help seal out the elements with the built-in weather stripping. Current state of the entire new front wall…
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