Designs For A Vertical Opening

Restate the shape

Keeping the design as simple as possible preserves the essential shape of the opening.

Accentuate the lateral

Introducing strong horizontal elements—three center rails, wide panels with strong grain running side to side—offsets the door's verticality.

Beef up the rectangle

Raised panels make a door look stronger and heavier; a traditional four-square approach with slightly taller bottom panels provides good balance in a rectangular opening.

Restate the shape

Keeping the design as simple as possible preserves the essential shape of the opening.

Accentuate the lateral

Introducing strong horizontal elements—three center rails, wide panels with strong grain running side to side—offsets the door's verticality.

Beef up the rectangle

Raised panels make a door look stronger and heavier; a traditional four-square approach with slightly taller bottom panels provides good balance in a rectangular opening.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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