Thursday Doors – November 19, 2015

Door Redux

Some of you may remember this one from back in January 2015 showing how hard winter can be on wooden doors around here.

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We drove past the place again recently and the first thing I noticed was:

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They got a new door!!!

My guess is that this was part of their renovations to mark their 175th anniversary:

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As much as I liked the old red door, I really love the rich dark tone of this new one, and they even kept that funky 1/3 – 2/3 ratio:

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I’ve always appreciated the charm of little country churches so I hung around for a few minutes to take a few more pics of the place:

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Thanks for looking 🙂

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About Norm 2.0

World’s youngest grumpy old man & heart failure wonder boy. Interests: writing, woodworking, photography, travel, tennis, wine, and I know a bit about power tools.
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69 Responses to Thursday Doors – November 19, 2015

  1. lifelessons says:

    Oops…Thought I could submit up until next Thursday’s challenge. Here is my submission for this week, or for next week if it is too late: http://judydykstrabrown.com/2015/11/22/the-hummingbird-door-thursday-doors/

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  3. Debbie Smyth says:

    I was a bit slow finding doors this week – but here they are at last: http://travelwithintent.com/2015/11/21/matching-doors-london/

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  5. Bernice says:

    I love the serenity of old churches – and beautiful doors!

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  6. What a wonderful transformation Norm – such a lovely church too, nice to see a before and after!

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  10. The number of participant is growing every week it seems Norm! Fantastic!

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  12. Colline says:

    The door looks lovely.

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  14. jesh stg says:

    Like the wood pattern in the paint of the new door! My new area (in the country) is littered with little churches like this one – have to get used to these views after having lived almost all of my life in the city – but I like it!

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  15. reocochran says:

    I really am excited for this church and their new door. Norm, I am also kind of “proud” of you, checking back on this door. Revisiting places is a great conversation starter! 🙂

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  17. jan says:

    Someone put a whole lot of love into that door!

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  20. I love church doors, and this one is very beautiful. I love them so much, my post shows that I replaced my own front door with a church door! http://terriwebsterschrandt.com/2015/11/19/shut-the-front-door-thursday-doors/ Thanks again for hosting!

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  21. Sammy D. says:

    I especially like the photo of the entire facade – angles and offset features caught my eye. I’m glad you hung around to take that one!

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  22. Yes, I wonder if it is the same door but refurbished? It looks beautiful. I like the wood but have to say I love the red too. Something about a red door on a white church! Glad they had the funds to do some renovation though – many churches these days are in major financial straits!

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  24. joannesisco says:

    I can imagine your excitement and surprise when you discovered the new door! It is beautiful and I love that asymmetical split.

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  25. Nato says:

    The was eye catching, but the wood is even more glamorous. Love the follow up on the door:)

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  27. joey says:

    Wow! Stunning wood grain replacement! Isn’t it nice they didn’t just go get some boring 2-part glass doors? I wonder if they didn’t remove and refinish, but either way, I’m so impressed with their decision!
    Pretty little church is pretty 🙂
    Great doors!

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Yeah they really did it justice by letting the natural wood grain shine through. It sure is a cute little church and in fact there’s an even smaller one that we drive past sometimes on that same road. Unfortunately it has a very boring green door 😦

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  30. tgeriatrix says:

    I can’t say which one I like better… I guess it was necessary to do the change!
    Here is my door for today: https://geriatrixfotogallerie.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/mazara-door/

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  31. Beautiful door and church. I really like them both, Norm.

    janet

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  32. prior2001 says:

    Norm – that really is a cool door with the ratio – and maybe they upgraded the door because they saw your post (u never know) and I can’t decide if I like the red or the new wood tone best- but I had to stop by because from the reader this charming church seemed like a holiday card – and the second to last photo was my fav of them – have a good day –

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  33. Dan Antion says:

    I was going to comment about how I like the red door, until I saw the replacement. That is beautiful, and when you have fine wood to showcase, nothing beats a natural finish. I really like that they preserved the unbalanced split between the two doors and I’m certainly happy that they didn’t go for the aluminum and glass commercial replacement door. this was a great find Norm.

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  35. This is a truly charming church, and the new door is handsome and enhances the entrance for sure. Nice follow up. 🙂

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  36. desleyjane says:

    It’s a beautiful door!

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  38. klara says:

    I prefere this one (though it seems to me it is just repainted).

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  39. I have to agree with you Norm. The grain in that wood is gorgeous, it’s much nicer than the red door. I think it’s the white background that makes it stand out so well.

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  43. New, or just repainted and fixed? 🙂 In any case, it looks very good! Let’s just hope no enemy writes “New door??” on it, which happened to my neighbour.

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