I like that mitering idea above…IF you do ever wind up fixing them. This is a lame excuse for a tutorial. As the boards are now on the back sideNever mind i iam going to copy your design to built some decency saloon doors for our outdoor shower facing away keeping us covered from nosy neighbours. Thanks for sharing this project! But wait…I thought this was a DIY fail? It is time to drill the holes for the hinge screws. I agree that this could work.
We are fine, but my in-laws house who are not in a flood zone house is basically destroyed.
How (not) to make saloon doors
The problem is that they only swing out about halfway, because the support board hits the door frame they swing in all the way inward. The pallet wood was a great choice to give them an instant weathered look. Tip You can embellish the saloon doors with decorative trim or use a stencil to create ornate designs and decals on the doors and use a rotary tool to engrave the designs in the wood. Cookie Jar Thief" engraved above and below the image. It actually seemed to go right around us. Then, lay them over the top of the area and mark where the screw holes will be.