Norman Lathrop Enterprises | Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Index To How To Do It Information
Lathrop Report On Newspaper Indexes
A profile of Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Last Updated
  Index Home  |   A-Z Subject Heading Guide    |   Keyword Search  |   Union List 

Detailed entries for one subject from the INDEX TO HOW TO DO IT INFORMATION.
Click on a see also (sa) or tracing (xx) to view detailed entries about a related subject.
The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
To obtain a copy of any magazine article contact your local public library or the publisher.

xx   DOOR

Anatomy of hidden pocket doors, the style often found on audio-video furniture. Details on their operation and construction.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #27 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 58

Tip on using bullet catches to reduce the friction of sliding glass doors in cabinets.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 20

Glass light doors for corner cabinets and Dutch cupboards. How to make them easily using new router bits.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #54 Oct 1996 pg. 48
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #64 Feb 1998 pg. 10

Choices for cabinet doors. Five basic constructions that fit any style of case (solid wood frame with solid wood panel, solid wood frame with thin panel, flat door, flat panel with solid wood frame, and board-and-batten door.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #60 Aug 1997 pg. 48

Advice on making cupboard doors with "tombstone" style glass lights.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #63 Dec 1997 pg. 14

Flush-fit (inset) cabinet doors. A simple jig facilitates getting a perfect fit.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #79 Apr 2000 pg. 78

How to tool aluminum cabinet door panels. Includes pattern in Pennsylvania Dutch style.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1972 (v.50#1) pg. 38

Simple jig for uniformly aligning the screw holes for knobs, pulls, and hinges on furniture doors.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Feb 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 17

Fitting inset cabinet doors.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 2002 (v.25#6) pg. 18

Tips on making punched copper (or tin) inserts for cabinet doors.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 29
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1989 (v.12#11) pg. 5

How to build sliding cabinet doors that pass each other without visible tracks or grooves and that close flush.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #125 Mar 1971 (v.21#3) pg. 42

Bathroom built-ins. Precise alignment and production techniques are the key to building overlay doors (with concealed hinges) and drawers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #13 Feb-Mar 1983 pg. 60

Pattern for a hybrid cabinet door that is neither solid nor frame-and-panel.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 83

Tips on making curved cabinet doors using the torsion-box technique.
FINE WOODWORKING #36 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 28

Solid-wood cupboard doors are curved (coopered) and assembled from narrow strips. Swivel joints provide flexibility in assembling the doors to the desired radius.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 8

Stop molding for glazed crowned-frame doors is made by laminating veneer strips in a simple mold.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 8

Coping with sash. Making a coped sash frame for glazed cabinet doors. Both machine and hand methods are described.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 34
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 6

Tip on building battened cabinet doors to allow for wood movement.
FINE WOODWORKING #69 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 12

Tip: Make cabinet door bumpers from vinyl-foam weatherstripping.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 10

Making barred-glass doors is simplified by building the lattice frame in subassemblies and using epoxy to join the rib frames.
FINE WOODWORKING #72 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 48
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #86 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 16

Tip on making a replacement latticework for a reproduction barred-glass door.
FINE WOODWORKING #76 May-Jun 1989 pg. 16

Disappearing doors provide easy cabinet access. Selecting and installing pocket-door hardware systems in applications like a television cabinet.
FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 70

Piano hinges and beveled frames allows the door of a free-standing cabinet to open 270-degrees and lay flat against the side of the cabinet.
FINE WOODWORKING #105 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 14

Fitting flush-mounted furniture doors. This step-by-step procedure ensures small, even gaps.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 67

Curved cope and stick. Router templates are used to make decorative window sash (or frame-and-glass-panel cabinet doors) which incorporate curved window bars.
FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 77

Glazing cabinet doors. Using beveled strips to hold glass firmly in place.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 49

Coopering a cabinet door. Accurately beveled staves produce a graceful curve.
FINE WOODWORKING #126 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 40
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #127 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 8

How to repair cabinet doors.
HANDY ANDY Oct 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 42

Homemade hardware for supporting curved sliding cabinet doors.
HOME FURNITURE #5 Winter 1995 pg. 35

Solid wood coopered doors on a cabinet require a good jig. One jig style shown.
HOME FURNITURE #6 Spring 1996 pg. 98

Coved coopered doors. A curved, fluted door for a cabinet is made by covering separate cores of bending plywood with solid edge bands and face veneer prior to edge-gluing to make the door.
HOME FURNITURE #10 Apr 1997 pg. 78

Acrylic plastic projects include decorative vases, bowls, jars and cabinet doors.
HOME MECHANIX #708 Apr 1987 (v.83) pg. 76

Tip on supporting a stained-glass insert in a cabinet door frame.
HOME MECHANIX #725 Sep 1988 (v.84) pg. 6

Cabinet doors double as magazine display racks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 151

Stressed-skin doors for storage cabinets are lightweight and strong.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1969 (v.131#5) pg. 180

These "doors" which cover built-in bookshelves, storage cupboards, or windows are actually decorative window shades that pull up from the floor. Cords attached to the shade are used to raise and lower them.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 108

How to build cabinet doors. Includes arched raised panel, raised panel, four panel, horizontal V-groove, glass pane, vertical V-groove, flush panel, plastic laminate, hardwood veneer plywood, and applied wood molding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1985 (v.162#1) pg. 104

How to give cabinet doors decorative panels of "diamond mesh".
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1985 (v.162#9) pg. 166

The ABC's of building chests and cabinets. Four kinds of doors reviewed.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1965 (v.186#1) pg. 132

Unique way to make cupboard doors where four or more doors are needed to cover the front of a wall of cupboards. Cut a piece of plywood to cover the entire front of cupboard. Draw the doors on the piece and cut almost, but not entirely, through the piece. Install hinges. Hang entire piece which can still be handled because cuts were not completed. After installing, finish cutting with hand saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1974 (v.204#1) pg. 128

Designing for dimensional change. How to orient the grain and use appropriate joints and fasteners when building wood furniture in order to minimize the effects of expansion and contraction on drawers, doors, tops, etc.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #42 Apr-May 1988 (v.7#6) pg. 22
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #43 Jun 1988 (v.8#1) pg. 6

Tip on removing the twist in a cabinet door.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #81 Nov 1994 (v.14#3) pg. 10

Technique for mounting pairs of full-overlay cabinet doors to establish a consistent gap.
SHOPNOTES #31 Jan 1997 (v.6) pg. 4

Dowel panels form a vented cabinet door for less than the cost of louvers.
SUNSET Oct 1982 (v.169#4) pg. 108

Cabinet features two doors which meet in the center along a curved line, instead of the normal, straight, vertical seam.
SUNSET Aug 1983 (v.171#2) pg. 86

Tip: How to make cabinet doors from old washboards.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 7 1979 (v.42#13) pg. 100

Tip: Use carbon paper to locate the high spots causing doors to stick.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 26

Five great router tricks. (1) Template for cutting smooth circles. (2) Making fixed-louver inserts. (3) Biscuit joinery. (4) Making simple cabinet door frames with a 3/8" rabbeting bit. (5) Jig for trimming solid-wood edge banding flush with the surface.
WOOD MAGAZINE #33 Feb 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 34
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 9

Tip on driving brads into panel stops without scratching the glass panels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #127 Oct 2000 (v.17#7) pg. 34

Seven steps to building and installing flush-mounted (inset) furniture doors.
WOOD MAGAZINE #128 Nov 2000 (v.17#8) pg. 30

Fail-safe hinge jig is used to accurately transfer inset cabinet door hinge locations from door to carcase.
WOOD MAGAZINE #132 Apr 2001 (v.18#3) pg. 18

Tip: How to glue and clamp stops to hold glass in small door frames.
WOODSMITH #9 May 1980 pg. 12

Tip: Use brown paper strips to glue the glass stops into rabbets in the frame of a glass-panel door.
WOODSMITH #46 Aug 1986 pg. 3

Alternative method for holding a piece of glass in a wooden frame does not use the typical quarter-round glass stops.
WOODSMITH #50 Apr 1987 pg. 3

How to fit inset doors.
WOODSMITH #113 Oct 1997 (v.19) pg. 12

Tip on fitting inset doors to a cabinet using a router equipped with a flush-trim bit.
WOODSMITH #116 Apr 1998 (v.20) pg. 4

Tips on fabricating cabinet glazing bars using hand methods. Both straight and curved bars are discussed.
WOODWORKER #1106 Jan 1986 (v.90#1) pg. 11

Tip on using carbon paper to locate high spots on sticking cabinet doors.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 10

Unique cabinet doors are woven from wood. A simple wooden frame strung with plastic clothes line and woven with wood slats to form a cabinet door or a window shutter.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1980 (v.36#6) pg. 96

Tips on installing doors that are flush with cabinet face frames.
WORKBENCH Dec 1997 (v.53#6) pg. 10