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In search of a Carpenter who specializes in old home restoration
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Hi All, I am in search of a carpenter or contractor that could help me with my front door project on my 1865 home. My front door was replaced over 15 years ago with a hideous home depot fiber glass…Continue

Tags: carpenter, recommendation, house, old, 1865

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephanie Aug 31.

In search of 19th century front door
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In search of a front door to replace this horrid Home Depot special that is on our beautiful 1865 home. I'm guessing the original door was larger and most likely in line with the windows. The height…Continue

Tags: door, Front

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephanie Aug 24.

In search of 19th century arched pocket doors
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I'm in search of 19th century arched pocket doors. The dimensions are around 76in wide and 101in high. We pulled the paneling off of the frame today and were devastated to find no doors inside the…Continue

Tags: doors, pocket

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephanie Jul 1.

Floor restoration options - Please help
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Hi all,Hoping this community can help me! We recently purchased a home built in 1865 and while there are still many beautiful and original details, there have also been a lot of "dumb" renovations…Continue

Tags: woodwork, molding, pine, pumpkin, floors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephanie Aug 13.

 

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Tell us about yourself:
I like old homes
Tell us about your old-house experiences and dreams:
Not much experience other than watching HGTV. Recently bought a home built in 1865

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:04pm on March 5, 2017, Pamela Logan said…

Hey - I just did a simple search in your area for salvaged wood and came up with this:

Real Antique Wood
31 Cordier Street
Irvington, NJ 07111

973-923-3273 / info@realantiquewood.com

If you decide to replace your floor, go for thicker boards.  I have had extensions attached to the bottom of my front door (it was too short)  It works fine and is possible.  Good luck.

I have a 1790 house.  We've been through a lot and are continuing to restore.  It's the 1790 Tiny House in Wiscasset, ME - google it.

At 10:41pm on July 1, 2017, Stephanie said…
Just wanted to let you know that I ended up using the people you found for me and they are absolutely amazing. We pulled up the ugly floor to find the original pumpkin pine. Unfortunately it was in very bad shape (mostly because the floor that had been put down on top was glued with more glue than I knew existed and some sections just ripped up untrue pieces of pine when they were removed). Sad. But Real Antique Wood had reclaimed pine floors that they have installed and they are amazing. We are actually in the process of doing it all now. I can't say enough good things about them.

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