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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 casters 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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