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Handcrafted Doors Italian Designs
We build custom, solid wood handcrafted doors in any design and style. Get inspiration for your custom wood handmade door from our designs or from historic architectural designs like this Tuscan entrance for the Italian Castello di Brolio located near Gaiole in Chianti. The Castle of Brolio has been the home of the famous wine family of Ricasoli since 1141. The castle features architectural elements of medieval bastions to Romanesque and neo-Gothic additions, as well as 19th-century Tuscan details. Order your handcrafted door made from the hands of our master woodworkers, hand carved in any design style, from solid full length wood. Master blacksmiths can hand tool custom door hardware using solid hand forged wrought iron. Add decorative or energy efficient glass for additional design elements, the choices are endless when you request your custom door hand crafted from Scottsdale Art Factory. Call for pricing 1-800-292-0008.
Built the old fashioned way
"when everything made in America was built to last forever"
and craftsmen were proud to sign their work.
Wood Doors Customization Options:
- Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
- Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
- Panels - windows, grills, door straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
- Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
- Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
- Finishes - over 400 colors of hand applied stains and finishes
- Learn more about our handcrafted doors
Doors Handcrafted by Scottsdale Art Factory
Scottsdale Art Factory, a handcrafted door, gate, and custom 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 makes a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended.
Our Custom Doors feature:
- American hand made solid wood doors
- Available in any wood types, stain and patina finishes
- Solid, full length timber, air dried (never kiln dried) timber
- Custom solid wood door, handcrafted using mortise and tenon joinery
- Pre-hung structural 3" thick door jamb with 1" seal face stop (double thermal seal)
- Self-closing, heavy duty tension adjustable hinges
- Adjustable tension roller style door latch closure
- Self-lifting, heavy duty mechanical door sweep
- Heavy duty, crush proof threshold with adjustable saddle
- Hand rubbed, 10 process finish on all custom wood doors
- Solid hand forged wrought iron hardware - no hollow iron or fake castings
- Built in the original craft - not reproduction
- Order any size or style doors custom designed for your residential or commercial space
- Available in solid wood front doors, hand carved panels, glass or portal windows
- All custom doors are guaranteed forever - backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship
Tuscany Doors - Design Inspiration and Historical Origin
The Castle of Brolio located on top of a hill near Chianti, has dominated the southern countryside for over ten centuries. Under the Florence influence and used as a strategic outpost the castle has been destroyed and rebuilt over the centuries many times, being reconstructed in the current style of each era. The castle has been part of the Ricasoli family property since 1141, and the family has used the land to produce wine since the Middle Ages. The family is responsible for grape blending now referred to as "Chianti Classico." The Castle of Brolio is one of the oldest wineries in the world and the birthplace of Chianti wine. The castle is of Lombard origins, but none of the initial structure remains today. The term "brolo" means an enclosed orchard or green space. Brolio castle is one to the first Italian fortresses to have incorporated bastions, designed to deflect cannon balls, created by Giuliano da Sangallo forming an irregular pentagon enclosure of the earlier 19th-century structure. The majority of the castle today is in the Gothic Revival design of architect Pietro Marchetti, created in 1835 under the direction of Bettino Ricasoli. Incorporated into the Neo-Gothic castle are the keep and Romanesque Chapel of San Jacopo. Botanist Simone Ricasoli reconstructed the Neo-renaissance gardens as part of the romantic reconstruction phase, and planted the 19th-century English park that surrounds the castle.