In my mind I read this as if it were narrated by James Earl Jones with the theme song from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
It was a year and a half of planning and more than 2 weeks in the making. They said he couldn’t do it on his crappy little $150.00 table saw and his $69.00 plastic router table, but he proved them wrong. music builds It has three rails, 2 stiles, and 2 raised panels. The panels have “Eastlake” style beading, the rails have a cove detail, and the door has antique cast brass pulls. Now the kettle drums - BUM BUM BUM BUM BUM BUM. And now the horns come in as you scroll down to reveal the pictures.
To recap: I uncovered a long lost opening between the kitchen and dining room that was used to pass hot dishes and other things. Once I reopened the boarded up space I discovered the tattered remnants of a frame but no door. Based on the frame I rebuilt the door and frame from salvaged old growth redwood.
You won’t see the top half once it is installed. On the dining room side it will be oiled and shellacked to match the raised paneled wainscoting and other wood trim. On the kitchen side it will be painted. It should look much better once it is painted and oil/shellac. It will really bring on the detail. You can't see squat in these pictures.