Bi-fold screen door?

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  1. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    Due to space limits that about the only alternative availabile here, any body know where I can buy one? 3-0, 6-8 wood or metal. Pivot pin or hinge.
     
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  3. lacyj

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    I was thinking of making some. I thought that maybe the louver pieces could be taken out of a closet door and replaced with screen. The bottom could stay wood or be replaced, too. If it stayed wood, the dogs wouldn't damage the screen. I see the closet doors at yard sales occasionally.
     
  4. Cosmic

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    A-Yup, could just get a normal folding wood door and take out the louvers and replace them with a screen insert. A little router work should do the trick to make a suitable insert shoulder. Maybe some other trim pieces to add some thickness in the area. Then make up a screen panel and slap it in. Check your local building supply house and see what they have in stock as a starting point.

    Probably got to be wood, not the plastic ones. The older and thicker the better. If you are a good woodworker could even build totally from scratch.