Home made garage doors

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Hi folks

I've been meaning to get round to making new wooden doors for my garage. Current door is up-and-over and I want to replace with double hinged doors.

Is it better to use tannalised or untreated planed wood? Obviously the tannalised stuff will be more naturally rot-resistant, but also less consistent in dimension (in my experience). Or maybe a combination - treated for the frame and untreated for the boards?

Construction will be z-frame, something like 44mm x 70mm for the frame, with 18mm boards on the outside. Avoiding T&G to reduce the risk of warping.

Any other hints also gratefully received.

Cheers
J
 
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I bought mine ready made which I treated as it was untreated, then painted, been up 15 years and fine so far .Helps if you have a overhang which protects doors from weather.
 
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