Craftsman Front Entrance: Handmade In The USA By Master Craftsmen – AC7236
An H.J. Nick Original Design Inspired By The Arts An Crafts Movement, Handmade From The Highest Quality Natural Materials
Built With Solid, Full Length Naturally Air Cured Timber With Tempered, Insulated Glass Panels
Craftsman Front Entrance: Handmade In The USA By Master Craftsmen
At ArtFactory.com we believe in building furniture and doors that are not something that you just use for a few years and then throw away. Building items that are disposable is a practice that is unique to the past fifty years. In the old world, when a piece of furniture was built, it was built from solid, natural materials by master craftsmen. Most importantly, it was built to last forever. Something like a solid wood entrance door would be passed down through a family for generations along with the home that was also built to last forever. With this craftsman front entrance, handcrafted from solid cedar (as shown), we have carried that tradition of built to last craftsmanship into the 21st century.
The custom windows and sidelights can be customized in any style or size so that they will allow in just the right amount of light. For this craftsman front entrance we built three window panels into the main door with a matching sidelight panel on either side to create a symmetrical design. A true modern masterpiece inspired by historic design, and built with period correct methods and materials. We have built these in the same hand and craft that would have been used by Greene and Greene, Frank Lloyd Wright, or any of the other great craftsmen of the era. This type of product cannot be built overnight, or with low quality materials. That is why we use the highest quality, full length solid timber, and build it by hand, using the age old, tried and tested method of mortise and tenon joinery. This makes for a product that will stand the test of time.
Craftsman Front Entrance Custom Hardware Details
The custom craftsman front entrance, as pictured, features customer provided door handles as pictured. That's right, you can choose from any of our hundreds of styles of custom door handles or theme door pulls, or even provide your own. We make custom door hardware in any size, style or design, and to fit any application. All of our custom handles and hardware are hand hammered into shape by master blacksmiths over a coal fired forge. As with all of our custom doors, your hardware options are fully customizable. You can also choose to customize with any accent elements that you may choose to complete the traditional feel of this Arts and Crafts movement inspired door design.
Additionally, all of our hardware comes advance patinated with a hand applied, heat infused iron oxide patina. This type of finish won't crack, peel, or flake like paints and powder coats. Our door hardware is built to your specifications by our master blacksmiths using hand forged wrought iron. When we say hand forged, we mean with fire, hammer, and anvil. We never cast, drop forge, or use any fast or mass production process. This means you will receive a fine art quality piece of hardware that is uniquely yours, of investment quality, and built to stand the test of time. This includes our hand applied, iron oxide patina finishes. These finishes are bonded to the metal at over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit so that the finish becomes part of the metal, and will stand the test of time with little or no maintenance.
Build A Family Legacy Through Heirloom Doors
We specialize in building historically inspired designs that are built using the same techniques and materials as the originals from history. Building a family legacy through inherited heirlooms has been going on since the beginning of time. Building heirloom furniture and doors intended to last forever is one of the primary ways we all have in achieving some small part of immortality. These cherished family items will touch our loved ones for many years to come through physical interactions as well as family photos. Many societies, including the Egyptians and Mayans, as well as European royalty and aristocracy have created a passed down legacy and heritage in this way for thousands of years.
In fact, if it were not for these artifacts, it would be impossible to know these people ever existed, how they were important to history. This is also the case in the 21st century within your own family. No matter if it’s a simple, hope chest with your personal message or name as a gift to a loved one, or an extravagant, fine art quality, master handcrafted custom craftsman front entrance, these items will be important to the story of your family history long after we are gone. It is our belief that when you buy a solid wood door from ArtFactory.com, that is will be the last door you ever have to buy for that entrance. Not only that, but this door is an investment that will add to the long term value of your property.
This Is No Ordinary Entrance Door
This is an exquisitely designed, fine art quality, genuine solid wood, craftsman front entrance door. Our combination of the finest all natural materials, and master hand craftsmanship allow for us to offer a quality of product that is unsurpassed anywhere else, at any price. These are not only investment quality doors, they are an appreciable asset that will add to your financial net worth. In the eyes of your family, they will become a cherished artifact, and a priceless piece of immortality that will be tangible for generations. It will serve as a way to celebrate your life, and its direct effects on who they are and what your influence was on your family's history. True artifacts enhance and enrich all of our lives in a way that mass-produced merchandise never will, thus preserving the best of mankind and expressing our love for each other.
This unique, handmade craftsman door is the work of our world class design department, and in house senior engineers. All of our products are designed, and built under the direction of award winning artist H.J. Nick. Every product is signed and certified as world class fine art quality by H.J. Nick, before it leaves our state of the art facility. This type of certification ensures that your product has appreciable value in antiquity as fine art. Don't settle for low quality, hollow or faux wood mass production doors that will need to be replaced every few years, when you can own a genuine, heirloom quality product.
Craftsman Front Entrance Fine Art Finish
The meticulous finish has been done in age old technique, using a 23-step hand rubbed process. We begin with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. That puts the finish in the wood not just sprayed on it. This allows for the fine natural wood grains to show to perfection. There are then 20 additional steps requiring the application of wax, oils and lacquers with curing times between each process. This method is performed on all furniture and door wood surfaces inside and out. This tried and tested finish detail is required in the making of a one-of-a-kind, family heirloom quality product that meets world class investment quality standards that will stand the test of time. This process is the only way with little maintenance and the simple process of cleaning with oil will allow for a beautiful natural patina that will make this door more beautiful over time.
Our in-house master wood workers, and blacksmiths handcraft all custom furniture and doors to your design specifications. We only use the highest quality materials. All of our wooden furnishings, doors, and gates are made from solid, full length, naturally air dried timber, and handmade in the USA, in our Scottsdale, Arizona factory. We believe in the quality of our products in craftsmanship so much that this custom door, and all of our products are guaranteed forever. Call for a pricing on our craftsman front entrance door, or any of our other fine art quality custom entrance doors at 1-800-292-0008.
Craftsman Front Entrance Info
- Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
- Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
- Panels - windows, grills, door straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
- Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
- Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
- Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
- Learn more about our custom doors
- American hand made solid wood doors
- Available in any wood types, stain and patina finishes
- Solid, full length timber, air dried (never kiln dried) timber
- Custom solid wood door, handcrafted using mortise and tenon joinery
- Pre-hung structural 3" thick door jamb with 1" seal face stop (double thermal seal)
- Self-closing, heavy duty tension adjustable hinges
- Adjustable tension roller style door latch closure
- Self-lifting, heavy duty mechanical door sweep
- Heavy duty, crush proof threshold with adjustable saddle
- Hand rubbed, 10 process finish on all custom wood doors
- Solid hand forged wrought iron hardware - no hollow iron or fake castings
- Built in the original craft - not reproduction
- Order any size or style doors custom designed for your residential or commercial space
- Available in solid wood front doors, hand carved panels, glass or portal windows
- All custom doors are guaranteed forever - backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship
ArtFactory.com is an American manufacturer of custom doors, door hardware, iron gates, and designer furniture based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Featuring designs by H.J. Nick, we have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings, all hand crafted in America, since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our master level craftsmanship ensures your custom wrought iron gates and furnishings will stand the test of time, and are guaranteed forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship.
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