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Single Sliding Door with Mexican Carving Design
Wendy-Los Angeles, California USA

 
 
 
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  TABLE OF CONTENTS  
 
  q Specifications q Panels q Finishing
  q Delivery Time q Stiles & Rail Construction q Packing
  q Project Updates q Molding q Fumigation
  q Communication q Panel End Sealing q Warranty
q Teak (Tectona Grandis Linn) q Carving q Certificate of Authenticity
q Kiln-Drying q Sanding q Insurance & Shipping
 

THE PROJECT: Single Sliding Door with Mexican Carving Design

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SPECIFICATIONS

     
  Description:   Single Sliding Door  
  Reference Number:   MEXDR112  
  Carving Location:   Both Sides of the Door  
  Door Type:   Interior  
  Wood Type:   Genuine Burmese Teak grade A  
  Slab Size:   48" X 8'6"  
  Door Thickness:   2"  
  Frame:   no frame  
  Door Units:   one (1) rectangle door  
  Finish:   Pre-Finished  
  Hardware/Bore:   provided by client  
 

DELIVERY TIME      
  Door Production/Carving Time:   15 weeks  
  Door Shipping Size:   48" X 8'6" X 2" = 1 piece  
  Date Project Started:   03-October-2005  
  Expected Finish Date:   15-January-2006  
  Shipping Bangkok to LA:   4-5 weeks  
 
 
  PROJECT UPDATES  
 

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Colorchart

 

  COMMUNICATION
  1. Saturday, 01-Oct-2005 >> First photo update is scheduled for ~15-Nov-2005
  2. Saturday, 01-Oct-2005 >> WoodLtd Studio will provide Certificate of Authenticity for no extra cost if requested...
  3. Friday, 14-Oct-2005 >> The wood is still in kiln. Will dry the wood to moisture content of 9-10%. Expect to remove wood from the kiln next week...
  4. Sunday, 30-Oct-2005 >> The wood is in good condition and dry. We sent the door to a village for carving. Will take first pictures on 15-Nov-2005 as scheduled..
  5. Tue, 15-Nov-2005 >> The carving is completed. We are working on fine sanding and will apply the moisture sealant now. The door will be ready for shipment in two weeks...
  6. Wed, 30-Nov-2005 >> The door is finished and ready for shipment. We would like to offer you a FREE finishing with the color of your choice. Please kindly email us the color code you selected, see COLORCHART above...
 

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  TEAK

Latin name "Tectona Grandis Linn". Teak or Golden Teak is the king of hardwoods and it's one of the world's most valuable timbers, recognized for its durability and stability. Teak is more durable than any other hardwood and has unparalleled rich beauty. Teak can withstand all types of weather. Ancient Burmese and Thai royalty considered teak to be a royal tree. It has been the pillar of the shipbuilding industry for centuries. The decks of the Titanic were covered in Teak, and the wood is as good today as the day she sank on 1912. Teak is also used in the Middle East oil industry as one of the very few timbers that can withstand the punishing heat of the desert and will not readily catch fire. Teak can withstand harsh chemicals, and is resistant to fungi, rot and termites. Unlike other woods, teak does not turn black when in contact with metals. It looks best when applied transparent and light colors...

 

 

KILN-DRYING

All wood in the oven for five (5) weeks to a moisture content of 8% followed by two (2) weeks of resting to reabsorb moisture in the air to ~10%. The moisture level is measured by electronic instruments.

 

 

PANELS

Structural hardwood V-grooved minimizes the possibility of a joint separation. Permanently bonded with watertype-1 glue.

 

 

STILES & RAIL CONSTRUCTION

Mortise and tenon, glued with exterior Type-1 waterproof glue. Because wood tends to warp when it becomes damp, we make vertical rails from two separate pieces of wood, then laminating them together lengthwise, with the grain running in opposite directions. The same is done with the stiles. Then when moisture penetrates the door, the laminated pieces tend to bow in opposite directions, negating the warping effect.

 

 

MOLDING

Molding around lites and panels. Certain designs have recessed molding.

 

 

PANEL END SEALING

All panels are end sealed with under coat paint before the door is assembled to minimize shrinking and swelling.

 

  CARVING

Authentic hand carving by best Thailands craftsmen. No routers, no machine tools are used. Over 4,000 carving styles available for doors frames casing and lintels in many categories such as Americana, animals, architectural, Asian, business, Disney, dragons, mythology, nautical, wildlife and much more...

 

FINISHING
  • Three Separate coats of alkyd moisture seal with fine sanding between coats

 

SANDING

Machine sanded with super fine No. 220 grit paper followed by detailed hand sanding. No machine or cross grain sand marks. Ready for finish.

 

 

PACKING

Each door is individually poly bagged and boxed with 300# psi doubled wall cardboard and placed in wooden crate.

 

 

FUMIGATION

Every door together with wood crating, pallet and all Non-Manufactured Wood Packing Material (NMWP) to be fumigated with Methyl Bromide [CH3Br] and are free from wood termites. Formal Certificate of Fumigation is provided according to wood import regulations of European Union, United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

 

 

WARRANTY

The-Wood Studio 2-Years Limited Warranty

 

 

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

We issue a Lifetime Certificate of Authenticity. The-Wood Studio certifies that every door we design and make is by order only. This is an original and authentic product. It is genuine and the only one made by The-Wood Studio. It is not a replica, a rebuild or repair; it has been newly built by skilled artisan. No two doors are identical, thus making each one of a kind. Only authentic hand carving is performed, no routers or machine tools of any type are used.

 

  INSURANCE & SHIPPING
  1. Insurance 100% from damage or loss
  2. US based shipping company in charge
  3. Sea-freight from Bangkok Thailand to Los Angeles, USA
  4. Transit Time: 4-5 weeks
 
 

             
 

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