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Old 06-11-2022, 07:29 PM
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Are you going to suicide the doors? Looking good!
Yep.
Door # 1 taking shape, it's about 1" lower in front than at the rear of the door and I gave the top of the window opening a bit of a curve for that old timey look, rounded the corners. Been 16 years since I made the doors for the Hennway and I seem to have forgotten how I did it - getting back on the learning curve means some pieces end up as scrap . Well at least lessons learned on this one should make the other door go together easier.....

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Old 06-11-2022, 07:52 PM
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Old 06-12-2022, 05:35 AM
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Unbelievable skill! Great job!!! Jim
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Old 06-12-2022, 05:57 AM
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That looks great ZZ!
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Old 06-12-2022, 08:22 AM
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Old 06-12-2022, 07:24 PM
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So I'm looking at the pic of the door from yesterday and spotted a monumental screw up.... I forgot to allow for the door gap at the top when placing the window opening, so it wound up being about 5/16" too low, not matching the height of the quarter window Also the gap at the front of the door was too wide Spent half the day cutting it apart and raising the opening and welding a strip to the front edge of the door - then fixing all the warpage from welding. Did get the door handle and mech mounted, window tracks done and window winder from the F100 figured out tho...

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Old 06-12-2022, 07:56 PM
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Glad to see we are all human!!! Looking good!!!!
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Old 06-12-2022, 10:06 PM
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Looks awesome!

Some days I feel like I make a mistake whenever I go into the shop, good to know you're human as well.
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Old 06-13-2022, 07:30 AM
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I seen that but, I figured you planned it that way
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