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Hidden and Secret Doors
Anybody out there familiar with hidden or "secret doors"? I've built a few utilizing SOS hinges but I've had a recent request that's gotten my noodle in a twist. It seems this client would like her doors to be 8' tall, flush with the face of the wall on both sides (without any caseing mouldings), no jamb head (ie: door goes floor to ceiling), and no visible hardware. Ultimately the door has to be as thick as the wall itself, which, in my limited experience poses clearance and mounting issues with the SOS hardware I'm familiar with. Finally, when the door is closed it is to blend nearly seamlessly with the existing wall. I've just started the brainstorming process and I wondering about spring loaded pivots, resturaunt-style double swinging doors, etc. Any suggestions to help guide a youngster in the right direction?