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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:24 pm 
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I'm looking to replace my front door with a glazed, contemporary one (hardwood). Sadly the dimensions of my existing door are 1880mm (height) x 760mm (width). Exterior doors do come in a standard 762mm size but the accompanying height is 1981mm which is 101mm out. Is it possible to shave that much off a door or would I have to go the more expensive bespoke route? Is anyone aware of a ready made exterior door which is shorter than this? I am able to get a ***** solid core composite door for £1346 (includes fitting and all hardware) and I've been told that a bespoke hardware door would cost more than this (a local joinery company said that prices started from approximately £2k). If I'm able to source a ready made door of my size, how much do you think I would expect to pay in total for the door, hardware including a good lock, and fitting? Would it be significantly less than the price quoted for the ***** door? I obviously want to pay as little as possible for a good, solid door with enough glazing to allow in some light. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:29 pm 
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have you tried

traditional joinery made doors dont lend themselves to be made into these contemporary configurations, if you want horizontal boards then I would go for a composite door or a ready made timber door made with a chipboard core and oak structural veneer surface.

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