Slide door

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Slide door

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:22 am

Hi you guys! Is it correct to say "There are two wooden bars crossing each other on the slide door" in the link below?

https://www.thespruce.com/living-rooms- ... cs-4088784

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Post by tony h » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:02 pm

It isn't incorrect.

I would described it as "Framed and cross-braced". The cross bracing being the pieces that you referred to. The framing being the four pieces on the top and sides.

Bob would, I am sure, be better placed to critique the design.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:28 pm

The usual term is sliding door rather than slide door.
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Post by Bobinwales » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:46 pm

That is what I would have said as well Tony.
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Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales

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Post by Stevenloan » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:26 pm

Thank you guys so so much.
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Post by BonnieL » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:08 pm

Here that's called a barn door, as it is in the article. I just discovered them recently. They're sliding doors that are an alternative to pocket doors. The cross bracing wouldn't have to be mentioned if you call it a barn door. But if you're describing a barn door, then you would mention it. I'm thinking of having one for my kitchen, but the hardware is expensive!
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:47 am

BonnieL : Thanks a lot for your opinion.
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Post by tony h » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:59 am

BonnieL wrote:(Barn Door) They're sliding doors that are an alternative to pocket doors.
In the UK people do have sliding doors but pocket doors are unusual and many people won't have seen one. We are just having one put in and I had to explain the mechanism to the builder. He is quite intrigued.
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