Knotty alder doors installation

//Knotty alder doors installation

Knotty alder door for closet? Yes, even closet door deserves have character and look beautiful.

One of my great customers fell in love with knotty alder wood doors and I have to admit that I like them a lot too. It gives warm country like feeling when properly finished and used with the right kind of  hardware.

Almost all doors in the house were replaced and suddenly this closet door looked a bit out of place and outdated.

This outdated average door will be replaced with beautiful knotty alder door.

This outdated average door will be replaced with beautiful knotty alder door.

After exploring some options we have selected beautiful barn sliding door hardware. That will allow us to surface mount sliding hardware. Not only that hardware looks beautiful but design and craftsmanship is excellent quality.  On top of that it is made in USA! This knotty alder door will look beautiful.

All of this combined will dramatically improve otherwise boring corner in this master bedroom.

That being said we need to be careful about installation here. Any small mistake will show up as everything is exposed. Barn sliding door hardware must be installed perfectly level and at exact height to properly work with the door guide. Even with heavy over-sized door it will slide very smoothly and  easily.

It’s time to layout everything and take important measurements.

Preparation of knotty alder door for barn hardware installation.

We will need to layout everything to determine all important measurements to avoid costly mistakes.

We have used tape on the door to prevent any scratches. This door is beautifully finished and any scratch would be very obvious.

First step is to install knotty alder board to right height. That will serve as mounting surface for the barn sliding door hardware and it will also add another element that will work great with the door.

Here is closer look at door hardware and knotty alder board.

After everything is pre-drilled  and hardware installed it’s time to see if all measurements add up and if door will work properly.

Closet door opened

Door slide should effortlessly stay in any position at any time.

All the hardware has sleek design and top quality.

All the hardware has sleek design and top quality.

We are done!  Everything turned out as planned and this knotty alder door looks great. Very nice improvement to this room. I hope you like it too!

Everything is done and this is how it looks when the door is closed.

Everything is done and this is how it looks when the door is closed.

 

 

By |2017-07-17T03:09:49+00:00September 27th, 2013|Contruction Projects|0 Comments

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