Choose a good stable wood that won t warp in the weather. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.
Screen material to cover the openings.
Wooden screen door woodworking plans. The diy screen door made from scrap wood was complete. Wood screen door kits aren t difficult to assemble will save you a few bucks over buying a completed door and provide a very practical period complement to your home. The kit contains everything you need for the door itself.
Below you can see a diagram of the door not to scale which shows where we used the various sizes of wood. For a final touch i also attached a latch to be able to keep the screen door open if needed. The diy screen door only took a few hours to complete although i had to wait extra time for paint and glue to dry.
I used clear straight grain fir. Next we figured out how much wood we needed to make our screen door come to life. A screen door spring or closer if you are so inclined.
5 4 x 6 lumber. 2 3 x 1 hinges i used brass. Posted on august 9 2017 may 1 2018 author gina categories door construction tags diy do it yourself free projects free woodworking plans screen doors post navigation.
3 8 or 1 2 oak or walnut dowel. Wood we got 1 1 8 10 and 2 1 6 10 biscuits for plate joiner. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.
I used good old metal screen trying to keep the old fashion effect. 2 cut your wood pieces to length with a circular saw or miter saw. Your dimensions will depend upon the dimensions of the doorway you are using the screen door in.
Mortised and tenoned rails and stiles screen frame inserts and trim and decorative brackets. Here is the finished homemade screen door for the garage. Our door was 35 1 4 x 80 3 4 which is pretty standard.