Fortress Double Doors: Custom Handmade Fine Art Castle Entrance – DD6242
An Original World Class Fine Art Design By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick Inspired By Historic European Castle Doors, And Built Using Historically Correct Methods And Materials
Handmade By Master Craftsmen Using Solid Planks Of Naturally Air Cured Old Growth Timber, And Genuine Blacksmith Hand Forged Wrought Iron Hardware
Fortress Double Doors: Custom Handmade Fine Art Castle Entrance
At ArtFactory.com, we have been building world class fine art, custom handmade solid wood doors since 1913, and still build every door using the same way we did it over a century ago. Furthermore, we specialize in creating custom door designs inspired by historic architecture. Among the most popular style of doors are those inspired by Medieval castle doors, such as these fortress double doors. In search of inspiration for these designs, award winning artist H.J. Nick travels the world studying historic architecture. In particular, he studies the materials that these historic doors were made from, and what techniques were used to build them. This allows us to create a door that not only looks like the original, but is in fact an exact replica built using the same hand and craft that was used to build the original. This allows us to create a quality of product that stands on its own as a work of original world class fine art. In fact, original hand and craft must be used for a piece to qualify as fine art. Furthermore, every door built in our factory, is individually constructed by the hands of our master craftsmen, meaning that no two are ever exactly alike. That is why our products are never machine made, mass produced, CNC machine cut, or built with low quality materials like particle board, plywood, veneers, or laminates. We use only the highest quality, hand hewn, full length planks of naturally desert air cured old growth timber, and the tried and tested method of mortise and tenon, pegged and dowelled construction.
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. We have carried that tradition of built to last craftsmanship into the 21st century. Built from solid cedar (as pictured), these custom fortress double doors are a prime example of this type of product. 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. Our fortress double doors feature a symmetrical design, with 12 inverted wood panels on each door blade. Furthermore, this medieval inspired design features gothic inspired, master blacksmith hand forged wrought iron hardware. This includes the ornamental strap hinges, decorative iron clavos, ball and twist door pulls, and the security grills over the dual, working, speakeasy portals. As pictured, the fortress double doors have a flat top, however, like any of our designs, it can be built with a full or semi arched top (we also offer unique customizations such as cathedral arches). Additionally, any of our solid wood custom handmade entrance doors can be built for interior or exterior, residential or commercial use. We can even create matching doors for an entire home or business.
Fortress Double Doors Custom Wrought Iron Hardware
The custom fortress double doors, as pictured, feature what is perhaps our popular door pull design, the ball and twist door pull, this versatile handle can be used on almost any style of door. We offer wrought iron door pulls customized in any size or style that you choose. Choose from our hundreds of styles of custom door handles and theme door pulls, or have our designers create one for you. The custom fortress double doors also have custom decorative hinge straps, and dual speakeasy portals protected by custom hand forged security grills. As with all of our custom doors, your hardware options are fully customizable. This includes, as pictured, ornamental wrought iron clavos, to complete the gothic inspired design. These decorative nails are made from genuine wrought iron, and each is individually hand hammered into shape by our master blacksmiths over a coal fired forge. We specialize in building historically inspired designs, and we build them using the same techniques and materials as the originals from history. We can also build from any picture, drawing, idea, or historic 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 always hand 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, build from a mold, or use any type of fast or mass production process. This means that every time, 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.
Building A Family Legacy Through Heirloom Doors
Building a family legacy 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 and Mayans, as well as European royalty and aristocracy have created and passed down heirlooms 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, custom fortress double doors, these items will be important to the story of your family history long after we are gone.
This Is No Ordinary Entrance Door
These fortress double doors are exquisitely designed, world class fine art, solid cedar doors. 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. This is not only an investment quality door, it is an appreciable asset that will add to your financial net worth. In the eyes of your family, it will become a cherished heirloom 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.
The unique, custom fortress double doors are 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 world class factory. This type of certification ensures that your product has appreciable value in antiquity as fine art. Don't settle for low quality, mass production, or foreign made doors that will ultimately need to be replaced every few years.
Fortress Double Doors Fine Art Finish Details
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. This allows us to offer the finest quality custom entrance doors available anywhere, at any price. We believe in the quality of our products in craftsmanship so much that as result, our custom interior and exterior doors, and all of our products are guaranteed forever. When nothing but the best will do call now for a pricing on our custom fortress double doors at 1-800-292-0008. Get started today on doors of your dreams, or any other custom furniture project. Like all of our products, this door was handmade in the USA, in our Scottsdale, Arizona factory.
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Fortress Double Doors 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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