Tag Archives: frame and panel

Building A Frame-and-Panel Interior Door

If I had a backup career in woodworking, it would be making doors and windows for historic homes.  It’s not that I especially enjoy making such objects more than others.  (I’ve never even made a window sash.)  It’s that it’s … Continue reading

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Building a Half-Door (with What I Had On Hand)

As tomorrow is the 12th day of Christmas, and the next day we celebrate the gifts of the Magi to the infant Jesus, I thought I’d show off my big gift to my wife this Christmas: a door. My wife’s … Continue reading

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Travel Tool Chest Completed

It’s done. Finally. I did make a frame-and-panel lid, which probably doubled the time it took to build the whole thing. The frame is mortise-and-tenon joinery, and the panel is set in with tongue-and-groove joinery (well, actually groove-and-groove joinery).  At … Continue reading

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Tool Chest: Panels in Frames

In my previous post, I showed how I constructed the cherry frames to hold the pecan panels in my new tool chest. Now I know why we don’t see antique American furniture built from pecan, despite its great strength.  Pecan … Continue reading

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