What timber to use for new garage doors?

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Hello,

I need to make a couple of timber doors for my garage, just wondering what timber would be best without being too expensive?
The opening is about 7ft x 7ft so need to factor in a frame too.

Any advice appreciated,

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Joinery grade redwood. Frame in the same, although a more durable choice for the frame would be something like pitch pine or a tropical hardwood such as agba would be a better choice, albeit more expensive
 
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Joinery grade redwood. Frame in the same, although a more durable choice for the frame would be something like pitch pine or a tropical hardwood such as agba would be a better choice, albeit more expensive
Thanks, are these readily available in the local builders yards?
 
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Also what design is easiest? The existing doors had tongue and groove in the middle wrapped in a frame, not nailed onto the frame but within it so flush on the external side, I liked that design but think it might be a bit tricky to make as I have limited woodworking skills.
 
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Thanks, are these readily available in the local builders yards?
The redwood should be, agba and pitch pine will depend on the merchant. A good merchant should be able to offer you a suitable timber if you state your requirements. Just avoid the big sheds!
 

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