Picture of Craftsman Style Sliding Doors
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I was closing part of a room in my house for use as a workshop and had to add some doors.  The two ways in were both about 47" wide so I couldn't use a 48" door and I didn't want to use a smaller door.  I built two doorways- one a 48-inch slider and one with two 24-inch doors.  The doors themselves are plain hollow-core doors with craftsman-style trim added.  The hardware is actually pocket door hardware, installed on the outside. 

Step 1: Door 1- big panel

Picture of Door 1- big panel
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This is the 48-inch door.  It's two 24-inch doors stuck together.  My plan was to stain it, but it was cold and rainy here for a few months, and now the pollen count is in the thousands (and I didn't want it to be yellow).  I kinda like it the way it is, and might leave it this way. 
Sequimania1 year ago

Nice job! Thanks for the Instructable - I need to make a door for my studio and this will work far better in the narrow hallway.

katerlyn2 years ago
I am excited to know you can use a pocket door kit to make sliding doors. Thank you!
joelhunn2 years ago
Very nice, very economical, great details. Thanks for posting!
rscozzafava2 years ago
Really nice looking!
tcottone2 years ago
LOVE it been looking for an idea like this for a while! TY
CazzPhoenix2 years ago
These look really nice. I might have to do this in place of the bifold doors in my laundry closet.
billbillt2 years ago