Any Door Begins with a Proud and Sturdy Tree

Homeowners who live near the in Ohio Valley are fortunate to have the Amish community in their
backyard, for it is the gateway to fine handcrafted wood products that one can find in so many homes of
the area.  The Amish craftsman are known by their skills with crafting wood, and the locals know it well.

When Amish families settled here many years ago it was a mutually beneficial  relationship with the rich
resources inherent in the fertile land. For the maker of fine doors it is the land that offers up glorious
hardwood trees.  For the land it is the Amish caretaker who thoughtfully replants the seeds of that parent
tree to produce an even finer quality of hardwood.

So why should hardwood matter?

The hardwood in this area grows where the soil is rich, the climate superb with the right amount of sun
and rain that allows the trees grow tall and sturdy.  It is this fine quality lumber that is transformed into
lasting beauty in the handcrafted wood products. In this part of the country the work ethic is strong and
pride of workmanship is the rule.  The Amish craftsman, many of whom work in two or three man shops
hone their craft without ever relying on the electric utility grid. The woodworking skills possessed by these
fine craftsman have been handed down through the generations. Give an Amish craftsman a tree and
something beautiful becomes of it.
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Hand-rubbed finish being applied to an exterior oak door.
Glue rack for solid core doors in a factory in Amish Ohio
Amish-made Solid Wood Door Delivery Service Area: Counties of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Medina, Portage, and Summit. Cities include: Bath, Canton, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Heights, Copley,
Cuyahoga Falls, Doylestown, Fairlawn, Garrettsville, Gates Mills, Green, Hiram, Hudson, Hunting Valley,  Jackson Twp., Kent, Lakemore,
Macedonia, Mantua, Massilon, Medina, Moreland Hills,
Newbury,  Norton, Orange, Peninsula, Pepper Pike, Portage Lakes, Ravenna, Reminderville, Shaker Heights,  Silver Lake, Solon, South Euclid, Springfield Twp., Stow, Strongsville,  Streetsboro,
Tallmadge, Twinsburg, Wadsworth, Westlake.
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Custom made Amish crafted doors (actors in pic)
Amish Crafted Custom Made Solid Wood Doors for Exterior and Interior Use
Solid Wood Doors are Safe and Secure

Perhaps the medieval  warrior with a battering ram
could eventually take down this rugged solid wood
entry door. That is a testament to the security and
beauty of construction inherent in the fabricating
techniques which have been handed down from
earlier generations of craftsman. The doors are  
heavy-duty, solidly-built and will withstand years of
weathering and use.

Support the Local Community-Made in the USA

When you buy local not only do you support the local
You get more value because most of your  
investment in a locally-made door goes into the
finished product and less goes to shipping, handling
and mass production in some far away place. Plus,
your door is manufactured from locally grown and
harvested trees.
The dancing tree
Locally Grown Trees are a Renewable Resource

Worldwide, enormous tracts of virgin forest are being felled for paper pulp production,
contributing to the world's tragic deforestation trends. Fortunately the locally grown trees of
oak, maple, fir, cherry and other hardwoods are in plentiful supply. The harvesting is
carefully balanced with new growth taken into consideration. We support any efforts that
keeps the land intact for future generations.

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Custom made Amish crafted entry door Hudson Ohio
6-Panel Eyebrow Colonial Door # 304
Custom made Amiash door with eaded glass Solon, Ohio
Mission Style 2-panel Door # 319
6-panel front entry door Amish made in Ohio
Amish made custom cathedral style entry door
Exterior Cathedral-style Door #401  Ready for Delivery
Amish made doors of Ohio 6-panel colonial interior door
Left Door, interior mission style, poplar. Door on the right is an
exterior, 6-panel colonial with eyebrow top panels, Douglas Fir.
cutaway of exterior/interior panel door
How a Solid Core Door is Made. As shown in the cutaway door section (below) the piece in the
foreground is the 'floating' panel insert. As you can see it is made of solid core material. The panel floats
Door Specifications: Doors are custom made to any height, thickness and width, certain practical
limitations apply.
Door panel removed showing solid wood construction
Door stile cutaway showing solid wood core construction
The door panel insert (above) is made of solid core wood. Notice how the grain is set in opposite
directions. This is to keep the door from warping. The same is done with the sides of the door
(seen below.) The sides are called 'stiles'. Here you can see the grain is alternated with each piece
to keep the door straight and true
Multiple rows of wood strips are glued with two-part resins and saturated throughout. The strips are
and are removed only after the glue has completely hardened. From here the panels will run through
planers. Planers are machines that remove top layers a little at a time until the desired thickness is
achieved. Once complete a panel is ready to be made into a new door.
Cutom made with walnut wood a Amish made front entry door
Mission style 3-panel, triple light made of maple wood,
stained exterior.
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Not Finding the Door you Want?   
No problem. The Amish do not permit cameras so out of respect we
do not bring electronics into their workspace. Many of our customers
find doors on sites like
Houzz.com  (widget below) which has over
165,000 doors in its directory. Simply scroll through the slide show
and send us the name of the picture (as it appears on the slide.)

Styles and Selections:  There are as many styles, finishes, and
features for doors as there are snow flakes. If you can dream it we
can build it.

Shipping:    Doors are shipped factory direct from Ohio and can  be
shipped anywhere in the Continental U.S.

Door Pricing:   All doors are custom-made per order. Please follow
the link and fill out the form.
Finishing Your New Door.  Our doors can be delivered unfinished ready for your final touch. Or, we will
paint, stain or clear coat any of our doors. The stained finishes are hand rubbed with as many as 10
weathering due to extreme temperatures, moisture and general wear and tear. A finished door can
provide a lifetime of carefree service and beauty.
Interior and exterior doors custom made by
Amish Craftsmen in the Ohio Valley.
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