Arched Door - Chateau de Chateauneuf 15th Cen Style - 8028AT


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Castle Doors - Fine Art Entrance Door - 3" thick - Solid Ex Cedar Cypress - Designed From The Historical Record - Hand Hewn, Mortise And Tenon Joined - Built The Old Fashioned Way "When Everything Made In America Was Built To Last Forever" And Craftsmen Were Proud To Sign Their Work - All Species Of Woods Are Available - Structural Jambs 3" Thick With 1" Seal Surface Using Solid Full Length Timber (no fake laminates, scarf joints or glued up parts,no veneers ) - Insures A Perfect Seal - Master Craftsmanship That Insures Your Furnishing Will Stand The Test Of Time - A True Investment Quality Family Heirloom And Valuable Appreciable Asset - All Carving Is Hand Carved By Our Master Carvers (no cnc or faux casted resin carving) - Fine Art 10 Process Hand Rubbed Finished To World Class Antique Collectors Standards - ( no spray on faux fast paint jobs ) Engineered To Twice Hurricane Code World Wide - Virtually Maintenance Free.

Our Master Craftsman Build All Antique Door Designs Using The Identical Methods And Materials Of The Historical Period Of Each Antique Door Design Conception.

All 21st Century Door Designs Are Also Built By Our Master Craftsman Using These Classic Traditional Methods.


Master Blacksmiths Solid Hand Forged Wrought Iron - (no castings or hollow faux metals) - All Heat Applied Iron Oxide Hand Patina Finished - (no powder coating or faux paint on iron finishes) - All Working Hardware Is American Made And Guaranteed Forever - Hinges Are Matched To PSI Of Door - Under Door Seals Are Mechanical Insuring A Perfect Seal - Exceeds All Requirements For Energy Tax Credits Rebates - Order Any Size Or Style - Backed By Our Over Nine Decades Of Fine Craftsmanship Since 1913

Designs By H J Nick and Scottsdale Art Factory a handmade in America custom Doors & Gates manufacturer based in Scottsdale Arizona has been designing and building some of the worlds finest furniture for some of the world's finest interior designers with ordinary clients as well as most prominent and successful Persons, C.E.O.s, leaders, royalty and celebrities for the last 97 years. Most of our clients want a Door Or Gate that has a BIG WOW factor and elegance. All want investment value and entrances that makes a proper statement reflecting their personality or the personality of the environment for which it is intended.


Don't Be Fooled By Our Upscale Appearance. Our prices are usually lower than lesser quality name brand mass production imports, "We Are The Factory," Hand Crafted In America Since 1913.

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Historical Origin And Design Inspiration

The Chateau de Chateauneuf, also known as the Chateau de Chateauneuf-en-Auxois, is a 15th century fortress in the commune of Chateauneuf, 43 km from Dijon, in thete-d'Or département of France. The castle was built in 1132 by Jean de Chaudenay for his son Jehan, who took possession of it in 1175 and became Jean I de Chateauneuf. Facing the threat of the Hundred Years' War, the lords of Chateauneuf then built the powerful fortifications around the 12th century keep. After nine generations in the castle, the reign of the Chateauneufs ended in tragedy when in 1456 the last heiress, Catherine de Chateauneuf, was burnt alive for poisoning her second husband, Jacques d'Haussonville.


View of Philippe Pot's tomb: In 1457, Philippe le Bon, duke of Burgundy, offered the fortress to his advisor Philippe Pot, also of the Order of the Golden Fleece (French: ĺ'Ordre de la Toison d'or) and a knight of Saint Michael. He then modified the castle to make it more comfortable as a residence, in keeping with the style of the court of the Duchy of Burgundy. A chapel and a residence dated to this time were built out in the court of the castle, in the flamboyant Gothic architectural style. At multiple places in the castle one can find the device of Philippe Pot. Philippe died in 1493 without leaving an heir, so the castle went to his brother Guy Pot, then via various alliances to Marie Liesse de Luxembourg. With their entrance into the convent, the castle then passed to Charles de Vienne, count of Comarrin, and remained in the hands of this family for the next 150 years.


Product Details As Shown

As Shown: Door Blade Only, Ready For Carving, Order Any Size Solid Northern White Cedar - Exotic Natural Core Wood - Light Distress, door blades, hand hewn, doweled, and tenon joined with a steel reinforced core. When ordering "door only" the price includes all design drawings for your approval and your choice of finish.


Order Your Door Installed In A Structural Pre Hung Jamb

As Shown: Pre- Hung In Structural Jamb With Side Light Frames, Matched To Door Size Solid cedar 3" thick structural jamb with 1" thick rabbeted door stop. These jambs are ideal for conventional wood frame homes, masonry construction as well as for log homes or post and beam construction. This is because all SAF jambs are structurally built, and therefore allow the logs or beams to shrink and contract while the jamb stays straight and plumb. You may order jambs any depth to accommodate your log size. When ordering "your door pre hung" the price includes all design drawings for your approval and your choice of finish.


All Structural Jambs Are Also Available With Glass Side Lights And Transoms



Our exterior wood doors are custom handcrafted in the original craft and are not reproduction fast process doors. Our master-level craftsmen, wood workers, and blacksmiths use their classical training and artistry to hand build our doors using historically correct methods that have been tried and tested throughout history to last for generations. Using the correct building methods and tools as the historic design, we can recreate a design specific for each client's need for maximum security and an investment quality entrance door.

Order your dream door custom designed for your residential or commercial property, and make a proper first impression that reflects your personality and accomplishments in the same way kings, queens and other aristocracy have done for thousands of years.

Scottsdale Art Factory offers only the finest quality, artistic signature doors and entrances, individually created by our expert craftsmen, wood carvers, and metal smiths; with no limitations on size, design, thickness or finish. We hand make interior and exterior doors in any style - limited only by your imagination. Guaranteed "Forever" no questions asked. Virtually maintenance free built to two times the hurricane code. Our doors allow for maximum security that will last forever. Contact us to discuss your designer door ideas at 1-800-292-0008.

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"When Everything Made In America Was Built To Last Forever"
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Handmade Entrance Doors

  • Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
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  • Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
  • Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
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Custom Made Doors - Scottsdale Art Factory

Scottsdale Art Factory, a custom wood doors, wrought iron gate, and handmade furniture manufacturer based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Designs by H.J. Nick, have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings all hand crafted in America since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a Big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our craftsmanship ensures your custom wood door and furnishings will stand the test of time, and all handcrafted doors and furnishings are Guaranteed Forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship.

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