Frequently found in builders skips and abandoned outside homes, wooden doors are a characterful source of reclaimed timber.
As a material resource, reclaimed wooden doors provide the following benefits...
-Dimensions appropriate to small-scale craft and batch production
-Uniformity in components and composition
-Unique pattinas, features and characteristics
-A rare source of different seasoned timber varieties
PREPARING THE DOOR
Nails and paint are removed before butchery.
RELEASING THE TIMBER
Two cuts along the door length release the different timber pieces.
Using batch processing and joinery techniques to create furniture from doors.
Lap-jointed, braced frame chair design developed for batch production
Joinery and material detailing of chair design
Batch component production for chair design
Fitting chair components