Old Sweetwater

Old Sweetwater

Sunday, October 4, 2009


We've been looking at doors for Old Sweetwater. Before we even begin pouring the footers or foundation for the barn home, we need somewhere to store all the stuff currently in it like two riding mowers, garden tools, boards and assorted...uh..."treasures." 
I got the bright idea to turn the double carport (very, very ugly now) into that place.
It will double as a workshop for my honey.
At least that's the plan on paper.
Instead of a garage door, we want doors like this one.
Anyone know a site where we can learn how to build them where one door closes over the other? We don't heart center posts between doors.


titti73 said...

Oh that's a good idea, but I don't know any site about this. Thank you very much for visit me and sorry for my english. See you soon. Titti

bikim said...

Just lovely! your blog is inspiring. have a sweet day,
Rosa from Portugal

Jill Elaine said...

I'm loving the pictures I've quickly skimmed over on your blog! Looking forward to spending more time checking it out!

Stacey said...

I love you idea but don't have any idea where to look. My dad is refurbishing his 99 year old home. I'll ask him if he has any ideas. Do you want the door to lift up or open out?

Donna said...

Now you have me thinking of a farmhouse makeover...if only I had the money, land and time.

voice of pendergrass said...

Doors are such a focal point for your home.
When my husband and I build our English Cottage in the woods, the searching for all of the doors was exstensive. Much research went into the process to find just the right door for the front as well as garage. Our front door ended up being a new door build & distressed to make it look old.
For your storage building, you might consider using the carriage house style doors, they would have the right look and can be built to open out.... a door on each side and the opening in the center. Enjoy the building journey!