DIY Screen Door

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Keep those blood-sucking pests out of your home for good with a handy piece of light furniture named a screen door. Yes, some of you might already be familiar with the concept of letting fresh air in while keeping bugs and flies out. But some might not have the necessary finances to acquire a screen door from a professional furniture company. Introducing the DIY screen door tutorial! You will find out how to use a 5/4 by 6 inches Fir Lumber, 1/2 inches Walnut or Oak Dowel in connection with a metal screen, 3 by 1 inches brass hinges and 6 by 1 inches brass screws to create a long lasting screen door. A screen door spring, some wood glue, wood stain, a handle and latch will help you with the process. Just look how a small investment can yield so many advantages to your comfort. You can be sure do-it-yourself items will last long has brings you more value than the stuff you buy from the store.

Materials:

5/4″ X 6″ straight grain fir lumber
3/8″ or 1/2″ oak or walnut dowel
Metal Screen
3×1” Brass Hinges
Screen Door Spring
Handle and Latch
#6 x 1” Brass Screws
Wood Glue
Wood Stain

Tools:

Planer
Table Saw
Tenon Jig
Precision Centering Tool
Precicion T-rule
Drill with ½” Forstner Bit
Chisel and Sledge Hammer
Square
Clamps
Sander
Skil Saw
Router
Staple Gun
Miter Saw

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One Response to “DIY Screen Door”

  1. Drew says:

    Great breakdown of all the steps to build your own screen door. Thanks for sharing!

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