Japanese style is very popular to be a house’s design, and Shoji sliding doors will never be replaced as its prior element. The flexibility and simplicity of Shoji doors are the aesthetic of Japanese rooms. With Shoji door, a room can look brighter and more beautiful. Shoji doors are commonly used as room dividers. However, today we can find Shoji doors as closet doors as well. Traditionally, Shoji doors are constructed with a grid with, on the other side, glued to the screens, a thin paper. The paper is usually renewed every Japanese New Year. As for the modern Shoji doors, we do not actually have to install paper on Shoji doors. Nevertheless, sometimes we find it hard to get and install Shoji doors correctly. The problem is the same; how to make shoji sliding doors?
Actually, there are few ways to get Shoji doors as our room dividers. First, we can get Shoji doors from the market. We can also get the custom of Shoji doors in some manufacturers. And of course, we can do and install Shoji doors by ourselves. If we want to work on a Shoji door by ourselves, here is the tools that will be needed: a tape measure, a level, a carpenter square, a drill, a kreg jig, a table saw, a chop saw and utility knife. For the materials, we need a sliding door kit, small screws, a corrugated plastic and poplar wood. Cherry tree is a popular material for Shoji doors. Using cherry tree will give the atmosphere of more “Japanese traditional” to our rooms.
Shoji Sliding Doors in Oriental Furniture
There are many online stores that provide the infamous Shoji doors in their catalogs. One of the best stores that sell high quality shoji doors is Oriental Furniture. “Cherry Blossom” Shoji Sliding Door Kit is the best sliding door and best seller offered, apparently. It comes in two wood finishes: black and rosewood. This Shoji door is crafted from a lightweight, durable and beautifully finished Spruce. The actual price of this Cherry Blossom Shoji Sliding Door Kit is $699.00. However, you can purchase this Shoji door for only $595.00.
For Shoji doors commonly use papers as its element, we are considered to maintain the paper very well. We have to renew the paper once in a while. However, if you find it hard to renew the paper of your Shoji sliding doors by yourself, there is always Shoji planner which pleasedly helps your problem with that.
Shoji Sliding Doors Design Ideas