Wooden Door repair, Pretoria

As part of our Pretoria carpentry and cabinetmaking service we offer wood maintenance and repairs. Marius called and told me that his concertina door was collapsing as termites had chewed out the frame. I went and had a look at the job and decided it could be repaired by replacing the sill reusing the existing hardware.

Wooden sliding door repairs, Pretoria


I started by taking off the doors and inspecting the sill and the frames at the bottom of the doorway. The sill was pretty much dust on one end of the sill, but the other end seemed solid until I pushed the screwdriver in. On removal of the sill, a few tiles broke but Marius wasn't too preturbed, He had a few spares in the garage.

Wooden Door Repairs, Pretoria carpenter
I took a solid piece of Kiaat rather than Meranti as Kiaat is not as popular with the creepy crawlies. For your info, Poplar is even less desirable but it's a bit soft for the purpose. The repair of the door was really a replacement of the sill, which I made on site, gluing together the two halves with a scarf joint and some cold glue.

Once I had cut the rebate in the sill, I needed to cut two slots for the bottom rails, which I did on the router table. I popped the sills in and then did a final sanding. I refitted the doors which needed no modification. I drilled the holes for the slide bolts, tested the lock and packed up.

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Customer Reviews

Marius

from Lynnwood Manor Very professional and friendly service at a reasonable price. Workplace left clean after work done. On time delivery and very good quality

Saskia

from Villieria Guy recently finished redoing our kitchen cupboards. He has amazing ideas and worked within the constraints of our budget! He does all the work himself and I couldn't have asked for better quality carpentry! Thanks Guy, we love the kitchen!

Zuretha

from Lynnwood Ridge Thanks for your time and effort at our house, with the replacement of the bathroom cabinets.It looks lovely, and the colour you recommended, is doing something for the bathroom. Thanks for your patience, with all the requests I had.

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My address is here for information only, Do not just arrive, make an appointment, Chances are, I won't be in because I am almost always on site during business hours. I do not answer my door or phone for business on weekends or in my time off. I work really hard when I am working and need time to switch off. I don't have a showroom at this address

143 Sandvygie Crescent
Doornpoort
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