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Anyone tried making there own doors instead of buying one from the makers? I have a carsten puddler and was thinking of making one myself
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I've seen a ton of threads around where others have made their own. Might try a search and see what turns up.
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I saw a set made from wire shelving, they looked great and looked easy to make.
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I've used electric galvanised pipes to build layout boat doors. They are easy to bend and It wil cost you a fraction of the price asked by the makers. You can cut and weld them also.
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