I want to salvage these old garage doors, any suggestions?

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I'm remodeling/converting this tiny garage attached to my 110 year old house. It will become my professional office so that I am close to my husband who is partially disabled. Exciting! But don't want to toss these doors. So use or sell. But how?
q i want to salvage these old garage doors any suggestions , doors, garage doors, repurpose building materials, repurposing upcycling, This shows one of the two Carriage style doors on my garage
This shows one of the two Carriage style doors on my garage.
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  • Bryan's Workshop Bryan's Workshop on Jun 24, 2016
    Wow, are those beautiful doors 110 years old? You need to keep them! Objects at least 100 years old that show craftsmanship are true antiques. You can use them as interior sliding doors or secure them to a wall to display pictures and knickknacks. You can even just leave them there and remodel around them. Good Luck!
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    • Bryan's Workshop Bryan's Workshop on Jun 26, 2016
      Sounds like an awesome plan! Wow, thank you for posting another picture! What a lovely house! :)
  • Ajc Ajc on Jun 24, 2016
    Beautiful old doors! . If you'd got the wall space they'd make wondered sliding doors. You can get barn door type sliding material to mount. Or certainly sell or give awa headboards... wonderful doors. Wish I lived by you !!
  • Annie Doherty Annie Doherty on Jun 24, 2016
    Alc me too these are beautiful, can you strip them and either wax or matt varnish, the door locks and door furniture are lovely too, good luck and thanks for sharing.
  • Andrea01 Andrea01 on Jun 24, 2016
    Since they are wooden. Depending on the size of them. Could be cut, and used as a Head and Foot board for a bed.
  • Dixie Gossien Dixie Gossien on Jun 24, 2016
    would make great barn doors for inside your house
  • Cmac Cmac on Jun 24, 2016
    Love the idea of using them as sliding barn doors. Maybe to hide your supplies in a closet in your new office?
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    • Katherine Howard Jones Katherine Howard Jones on Jun 26, 2016
      Yes. I have to have a solid wall with a door in it to meet code. But with the ideas here I will definately reuse now.
  • Teresa Teresa on Jun 24, 2016
    If you want to use them out side think about a arch leading to a garden the two doors as sides and then you only need to add slats on top to I have put a link to an image. hope this helps Teresa https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjp9umjs8HNAhUW7WMKHZZjCoUQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pinterest.com%2Fexplore%2Farbors%2F&bvm=bv.125596728,d.cGc&psig=AFQjCNFa4VzcxPP3Pxxqz3n723GvAkU4sQ&ust=1466883003827774
  • Anita mcgovern Anita mcgovern on Jun 24, 2016
    You could use them as a trellis for vines. Or a private area.
    • Katherine Howard Jones Katherine Howard Jones on Jun 26, 2016
      Thank You Anita mcgovern, I like that idea and as a new privacy fence is part of my plan, I will think seriously about using them that way.
  • Jfj7317443 Jfj7317443 on Jun 24, 2016
    We have a historic village in our town. If you have one near you, they might have a good use for those doors. You would know they would be well taken care of.
  • Lisa Sutton Lisa Sutton on Jun 24, 2016
    You could make tables out of them.
  • D roach D roach on Jun 25, 2016
    why not hinge them together and make a screen for your messy area. (everyone has one) either inside or out.
  • Lorraine Lorraine on Jun 25, 2016
    Is that area to the left of the garage part of your yard? Or is it an alley? If it's your yard you can attach the doors to that side like gates,make it a little more private,put a little table and chairs for an outdoor break spot! Let pretty vines grow over it some outdoor art work nailed to it, charming.
    • Katherine Howard Jones Katherine Howard Jones on Jun 26, 2016
      Thank You Lorraine. That is the drive to parking area for clientsThank You Bryan's Workshop, I cannot remodel around them, but will reuse them probably in the fencing off a private area.
  • Cassie Cassie on Jun 25, 2016
    I used some old garage doors a nd made the walls for a bath house in my garage . My son in law was throwing them out- they worked great! Everyone comments on how nice they look.
  • Linda Linda on Jun 25, 2016
    Those could be awesome sliding barn doors inside. Clean them up, paint them and attached the sliding brackets and hardware for the wall and you have a trendy barn door look for next to nothing! You could even market them as that. Wow, wish I had old garage doors...
  • Zoe Whitaker Zoe Whitaker on Jun 25, 2016
    lots of good ideas above..i just loved seeing them as they are the same my grandparents had on their garage in Iowa ..
  • Annie Doherty Annie Doherty on Jun 25, 2016
    Bryan's workshop I loved your idea and the attach photo graph these look wonderful mounted, thanks for sharing and the inspiration.
  • Stalo Michael Stalo Michael on Jun 26, 2016
    Join them together like paravan. Use in the garden. Hang pots with flowers or herbs. Put a chair &small table. Enjoy your tea in this cosy corner.
  • Katherine Howard Jones Katherine Howard Jones on Jun 26, 2016
    Thanks to the good ideas here, I now know I will reuse them probably in the fencing off a private seating area, with table and chairs or a swing.
  • Gaylyn Shoemaker Gaylyn Shoemaker on Oct 16, 2016
    Have you thought of a country head board, or aa area mounted to a wall yo hand craft tools on. What about a table top of some sort, under glass. Good luck!
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