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Front door

Postby chippy1970 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:13 pm

Anyone on here able to give me a price to make a 3 panel front door. It's approximately 835 x 1965 x 44 and will be painted.

The panels are raised outside and flat on the inside.

I looked at the job today and all the houses in the mews have the exact same doors so I'm guessing it has to be kept that way.

I will post some pics soon so you can see exactly what I need.

I'm based in Shepperton middx so if you're local and can help let me know.

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Re: Front door

Postby houtslager » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:13 pm

for such a door, in DF , primed would be around the 1500 mark.

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Re: Front door

Postby mattty » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:34 pm

I don't do workshop stuff any more, but when i was an apprentice we would have been allowed 8 hours to make that and an hour in the morning after to un clamp it and sand it up.
If i was pricing to make it today i would allow 2 days for at £250 per day + 4 cube @ £50
Total £750 + vat= £900.

To be honest i'd be disappointed if I couldn't make that in 8 hours.
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Re: Front door

Postby jfc » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:37 pm

£800 Im in Hanworth and it will take me a week because im semi retarded .

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Re: Front door

Postby Leveller2911 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:08 pm

mattty wrote:I don't do workshop stuff any more, but when i was an apprentice we would have been allowed 8 hours to make that and an hour in the morning after to un clamp it and sand it up.

To be honest i'd be disappointed if I couldn't make that in 8 hours.



You would clean up around here then Matty as theres no way I or anyone I know make that in 8 hours.
You can do all that in 8 hours and yet you need an hour the following day just to unclamp it and run the sander over it....... :lol:


I would allow at least 18 hrs labour @£30-00 hr + £150-00 for Sapele = £690-00 +vat ...............and make it out of Sapele.... :lol:

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Re: Front door

Postby chippy1970 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:41 pm

£1500 is a bit steep :lol:

I was thinking more around £700 to £1000 cheers for the estimates guys it will give my client an idea of costs.

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Re: Front door

Postby promhandicam » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:23 pm

Leveller2911 wrote:
mattty wrote:I don't do workshop stuff any more, but when i was an apprentice we would have been allowed 8 hours to make that and an hour in the morning after to un clamp it and sand it up.

To be honest i'd be disappointed if I couldn't make that in 8 hours.



You would clean up around here then Matty as theres no way I or anyone I know make that in 8 hours.
You can do all that in 8 hours and yet you need an hour the following day just to unclamp it and run the sander over it....... :lol:

Perhaps he did his apprenticeship with Jeld-Wen!

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Re: Front door

Postby mattty » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:19 am

Leveller2911 wrote:
mattty wrote:I don't do workshop stuff any more, but when i was an apprentice we would have been allowed 8 hours to make that and an hour in the morning after to un clamp it and sand it up.

To be honest i'd be disappointed if I couldn't make that in 8 hours.



You would clean up around here then Matty as theres no way I or anyone I know make that in 8 hours.
You can do all that in 8 hours and yet you need an hour the following day just to unclamp it and run the sander over it....... :lol:


I would allow at least 18 hrs labour @£30-00 hr + £150-00 for Sapele = £690-00 +vat ...............and make it out of Sapele.... :lol:


I thought that was pretty industry standard, maybe you need to have a look at your production techniques or your staff tea breaks? Maybe buy a couple of machines?
Cheers, Matt.

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Re: Front door

Postby Leveller2911 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:31 pm

mattty wrote:
Leveller2911 wrote:
mattty wrote:
I thought that was pretty industry standard , maybe you need to have a look at your production techniques or your staff tea breaks? Maybe buy a couple of machines?



:lol: Just made me chuckle Matty, 7 hrs to make it and 1 hr to sand it up...... I would have said 10 minutes to sand it up, Is that an "Industry standard"?. If it took 8 hrs as an apprentice (trainee) why would you now allow 16 hrs as a (qualified) tradesman?.

Maybe worth taking a bit more time in getting the machining right ,that way you wouldn't spend so much time sanding. ;)

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Re: Front door

Postby hercule » Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:55 pm

I gotta agree with the retards. A good days graft and it should be ready.
Straight forward enough door. Hour for stock prep. 20 mins on the Morticer.
20 mins on the tenonner. Hour or so on the glue up of panels. Whizz through the spindle. Job done off to the pub

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Re: Front door

Postby PAC » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:26 pm

I would allow one and a half days because those panels are big and would need to be carefully made and glued up. So half a day for the panels and a day for the rest

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Re: Front door

Postby jfc » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:35 pm

Id go to the pub first and make it tomorrow .


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