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Craftsman Entry (Front Door)
  1. Craftsman-style door

  2. For measurements (Mike Kirchner), see DoorRepl-Measurements.pdf

  3. Quotes from Versatile by Rex Vaccaro (rex@arciform.com) in Portland:

  4. -Craftsman Entry Door

  5. Craftsman Door Style (Versatile-Arciform)

    -Custom Screen/Storm with Kitty Guard, $1140 plus shipping, excluding prep for handle, hinge. Shipping is $400 if separate from entry door, or $100 additional to the $400 for entry door if shipped together. (see also Screen/Storm door below).

  6. NaturesBestDoors.com is a local Bigfork business (from Cheryl C) that I will check out. Right is their Craftsman style, made of alder, but they can do custom so may also do fir.

    Craftsman Door Style (Natures Best Doors)


  7. Swan River Doors is another local Bigfork Business.

  8. Screen/Storm door:

  9. Versatile/Arciform door

  10. See Custom Screen/Storm with Kitty Guard above for original quote.

  11. I realized I need kitty guard on both sides of screen and didn’t think that would be possible, but Rex says it may be (per 9/27 email): “I don’t think the double kitty guard idea is entirely out of the question.  However, it would be a bit more expensive, probably about $200 more ($1440 plus shipping. Shipping  is $400 if shipped separately from craftsman door; $100 if shipped with other door  or $500 total).  The trick would be to attach both guards to the removable screen and still be able to insert it without it getting in its own way, not impossible…”

  12. In response to another query from me, Rex says I will still be able to replace the screen when it is worn out (even with the double kitty guard).

  13. Great NW Doors options (screen/storm door)

  14. In addition to  custom screen/storm door with kitty guard (see above), Rex suggests: Pioneer Square screen/storm from Great NW Doors (pictured left); $1170 for door including shipping; purchase through Versatile but shipped from manuf. (per 9/26 email from Rex).
  15. He also responded to my idea for permanent glass pane at bottom with screen and sliding glass pane for top (or removable screen and separate glass storm for top):

  16. “As for the operable glass panel over a fixed screen and glass below, unfortunately a 1 1/8” thick door will not accommodate all of this. We can do a removable screen and separate storm above with a fixed glass panel below, but would have to go to aluminum inserts like Great Northwest Doors offers.  Their Maple Street door with a taller bottom rail and a mid rail positioned higher would be $1165 delivery included.  We can’t beat that price if we make it here in our shop.  Hardware would still be additional and yes you can close the door quickly if you have the spring hinges.”
  17. The original Maple Street door is shown, right, from greatnwdoors.com. Rex indicates we can change the proportions of the panels to be more like his design.

  18. Entry Locks

  19. Versatile charges more to accommodate mortise locks so I limited my search to non-mortise types. Plus the non-mortise ones are less expensive.

  20. If I want same key for front and back doors, I can no longer get a lock for the old Schlage key, so will need to replace locks on both front and back doors. The back door will just be a keyed round knob on the outside, and a round knob with a button that you turn to lock on the inside.
  21. For mid-priced locks, I like the Baldwin selection best.  The Tahoe is pictured, right (exterior on right, interior on left from Wayfair). Comes with either a round knob or lever on the inside - I prefer the round knob. The finish shown is my choice of Venetian Bronze). Below is the lever version in a darker finish.

  22. The following is from Chown Hardware in Portland: 503 243-6500 or 800 452-7634 (fax 800 758-7654). Tony Perez, direct line 503 243-6503; tonyp@cchown.com

  23. I picked 4 styles to consider in the Baldwin selection:

  24. Tahoe (in tall book pg 17): $343 front door, $121 back door; Venetian Bronze finish (distressed or not); shown right.
  25. -Front door: deadbolt and thumb-latch exterior; round knobs interior. 3/4-style plate has slight arc at top that I like; has emergency egress feature (can turn on or off) - pressing the thumb-latch opens both the latch and deadbolt w/o key.

  26. -Back door: round keyed knob (exterior), round knob with turned lock (interior)

  27. Bethpage (in tall book pg 9): $406 front door, $121  back door; Venetian Bronze finish (distressed or not);

  28. -Front door: deadbolt and thumb-latch exterior; oval knobs interior. 3/4-style plate has more pronounced arc at top; has emergency egress feature

  29. -Back door: oval keyed knob (exterior), oval knob with turned lock (interior)

  30. Fairbanks (in long book, pg 14-15): $214 front door, $100  back door; Dark Bronze rustic finish (distressed or not);

  31. -Front door: deadbolt and thumb-latch exterior; lever or knob interior. 3/4-style plate is square at top; has emergency egress feature;

  32. -Back door: oval keyed knob (exterior), oval knob with turned lock (interior)

  33. Kodiac (in long book, pg 14-15): $214 front door, $100  back door; Venetian Bronze finish;

  34. -Front door: deadbolt and thumb-latch exterior; lever or knob interior. 3/4-style plate has most pronounced arc at top;

  35. -Back door: round keyed knob (exterior), round knob with turned lock (interior

  36. New Hampshire (in long book pg 6-7): $175 front door, ? back door; Dark Bronze rustic finish;

  37. -Front door: deadbolt and thumb-latch exterior; lever or knob interior. 3/4-style plate has small arc at top similar to Bethpage;

  38. -Back door: round keyed knob (exterior), round knob with turned lock (interior)

  39. -Knob style can be round (plain) or traditional (round with detail)

 

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