The Screen Door – A Shed Project

As it is Winter here I thought I would reblog for the Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge: Summer Projects

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The screen door is a reclaimed part of my childhood. No longer used in the family home it made its way here. The screen door was used on the first “house” I built. It made the journey to this house, albeit with a few dodgy repairs, and was on the front door until it started to show signs of wear.
Relegated to a shed and neglected. I was always going to fix that screen door up one day. Years passed and the lack of a good work space where things could get started and a place where the job could sit if it needed time for repairs to set.

The screen door made its way to the shed in a very sorry state
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Some of the timber surrounds that held the screen wire in place were missingscreen door01_shed_project_named_home_jackadgery_oct-nov 2019
and some were broken and all of them were unusable. The hinges were…

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11 thoughts on “The Screen Door – A Shed Project

  1. My late husband once built a little gardening shed next to his vegi patch that was created entirely from old doors that he’d had given. Each one was painted a diffent colour. How I wish I’d taken photos of it.
    Thank you for doing the challenge, Brian 🙂

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      1. You and K both… never know when that will come in handy. I bought a biggish box of sundries at a farm clearance sale years ago. I have used all but 5 or 6 pieces of that box. They have come in handy. When you and Mr come here, you and K can sit on the verandah and both wonder why you ever got involved with such clever and inventive men 😀 😀

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      2. lol . . .of course clever and inventive. Must remember that!!

        (actually I have said it quite a lot recently with some of the things he has done!)

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