Well.. we needed a new front door

Hand-made front door

…and I had a pile of old timber

I looked around for a new front door, but nothing jumped out at me, so I thought as I had quite a pile of waney-edged timber in the shed, why not?

It was waney-edged elm with some ash planks.  I forgot about the weather strip, then found a piece of yew about the right length.

As none of the joints are straight and the planks are of different thicknesses, each joint had to be cut with a chisel, hence I started in September, didn’t make it in time for Christmas, left it half-finished for a while, then eventually cracked on and got it finished for this Christmas.

p.s. this is not the shop door

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