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(14 months ago)
The 54-inch round hobbit door, a detail straight from Tolkien's text, was custom crafted of Spanish cedar. Although a number of professionals insisted there was no way to create a hinge that would work with the door's perimeter, a Maryland blacksmith was able to forge a single-pivot model that met the challenge.
Exterior doors and windows: David Thorngate, New Castle, Delaware; ironwork: Michael Coldren, North East, Maryland