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How to Build and Hang an Antique Sliding Barn Door

There are many reasons why you would want to use a sliding door but the main reason I choose to make this door sliding is because it prevents the door from opening into the room which ultimately frees up floor space.  The door glides along a pipe track and stays almost flush to the wall.

barn-door-straight-view

I actually took the existing door off the hinges and installed the pipe track with┬ácasters but you can also build this door fairly easily with just two steps, see down below for detailed plans. Continue reading →

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