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My two test pieces with lap joints cut in them, being held together to make sure the depth of cut is accurate.
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Half lap joint jig

Check out this photo essay on cutting half lap joints with a shop-made jig. These joints are 4″ x 6″; the corners for high-end barn doors.

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A pile of resawn lumber, seen from the ends, with each piece clearly labeled as to how it will be placed in the final panels
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Gluing up resawn panels

I walk you step-by-step how I glued up these resawn panels. They’re ambrosia maple for some high-end sliding barn-style office doors.

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Several stacks of resawn ambrosia maple lumber.
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From rough cut to resawn lumber

I spent days milling and re-sawing ambrosia maple for some high-end sliding barn-style office doors. Here’s the process for the panel lumber.

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