32. Layers, doors and trim, oh, my!

The door design came together by adding a 1/2 inch thick frame around the exterior of the door – but not the hinge side, to keep the parts even. A seal will be attached to the frame and also a seal will be placed between the door and its cutout. This will give a channel  through which any loose moisture might drain. That’s the plan, anyway

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I primed the cabin with my old friend KILZ  and then after putting the second door frame together, painted with my house paint.

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The doors worked as planned  but they will be removed to paint the hinge.  Exterior hardware is black  .
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I needed to secure the hatch but was at a loss until I watched a cute YouTube that used snap hasps to keep the back snug while in transit.  I finally found a pair at the hardware store.  I could NOT screw the hook onto the edge of the hatch, it being only 1/8″ think so I added a little triangle of wood to which I could easily screw the mechanism without damaging the thin ply.

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Yes, it’s all wrinkly, but I don’t really care.  It’ll be cozy inside.

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