An over the door type of shelving would be more worry free. The hollow doors wood is really not real strong, so whatever you put on there would have to be light weight. I have a calendar hanging on my basement door with a tack and it is always falling out. There is really nothing for a hail or screw to hold on to with the hollow door.
Old doors make great tables -- they're the right size and shape, and usually made of good solid wood instead of that hollow-core nonsense you find in houses today. The only problem is finding a way to flush out the panels so the surface is continuous and flat.
Hollow Door Cons – Hollow core doors are prone to damage from unruly kids, slamming doors into stops and other impact loads. Hollow core doors are also much harder to modify and repair due to the hollow nature.
Next up in Shut The Front Door DIY week: You've seen two different ways of adding molding to transform flat doors -- now Jenna is here with two more gorgeous door updates! Two ways to make a hollow core door into a 5-panel door, one of which will only cost about $12.
A hollow core door is nothing more than a collection of thin wood strips and a whole bunch of cardboard. Take it from a fire fighter that's busted through a bunch of them. Most of the time, the frame is made of 1 x 1's or 1 x 2's with the space in the middle taken up by folded cardboard strips or solid cardboard blocks (I hate those things).
These doors are bargains and you can pick them up for about R300 at your local Builders. Sometimes even cheaper than that if they are on special. But they are also pretty boring. I'm going to show you another way to dress up a standard hollow core door by cutting and fitting a frosted glass panel into the door.
Hollow core doors normally feature a timber frame made out of hardwood or pine, along with solid 'lock blocks' on either side of the door to allow a handle and other door furniture to be mounted on either side of the door. The 'core' of the door is filled either with waste paper or a cardboard lattice or honeycomb.
How to trim and change the width of a hollow core interior door slab. I needed a 26.5" wide door for one of my closet bypass doors so I bought a 30" door and re sized it with a table saw, some ...
Before attempting to fix a hollow core door, remove any debris sticking out of the door and sand down any sharp edges you see. To make the repairs, start by filling the damaged area with paper towels and sealing the hole with spray foam insulation.
These two cabinets are each made from six hollow core doors — 2 for the doors, 2 for the sides, 1 cut in half for the top and bottom and the last cut in half for the shelving. Because the doors are hollow, they have to be reinforced once they are cut.
Troubleshooting Bowed Hollow-Core Doors A set of custom door panels made with plywood glued over honeycomb came out with a half-inch hump.
Normal height for a dining table should be 29 inches -- subtract the thickness of the door and the glass from 29, then cut the legs to that length. Table Upside Down 2.
When it comes to choosing a budget-friendly door for your interior, few options top a hollow-core door. Made from hollow cardboard cells woven together, it is lightweight and easy to install.
Here are a few more ideas for those ugly hollow core doors. We’ve all seen those headboards made from fantastic vintage doors but even ugly hollow core doors can be dressed up and made into a great headboard.
I used a hollow-core door to build a beautiful table. Get 4x4 wood for the legs and attach with heavy L-brackets. For the sides (about 6") I used 2x4s and cut them to be flush with the legs so the sides run all the way to the corners.
Used hollow-core doors are not hard to come by. The tricky part is finding one that doesn't have a knob hole and/or hinge mortises. But even these can be found. Habitat for Humanity ReStores have a wide selection of donated construction materials, including hollow-core doors, available for a song.
Before I was married, I lived with two other girls and we turned an old door into a beer pong/flip cup table. A bit different than turning it into a desk, but a great way to re purpose an old closet door!
An old door transformed into a one-of-a-kind table ---- not so one of a kind; growing up in a house with 12 children, my dad build a table from a door, & made 2 benches. He put linoleum on the table top.
Next up in Shut The Front Door DIY week: You’ve seen two different ways of adding molding to transform flat doors — now Jenna is here with two more gorgeous door updates! Two ways to make a hollow core door into a 5-panel door, one of which will only cost about $12.