When a 120+ year old tobacco shop like Leavitt & Pearce in Harvard Square needed to improve their store security, they asked me to design and build half doors between their antique display cases.
The challenge was to add something that would look as though it had always been there—for example, by replicating the moldings of the original cases. Since several people have since told me they thought something looked only a little different, I think I might have managed it!
The owners also wanted a second swinging half-door for additional security in another section of the store:
Drop by and judge for yourself how everything looks!
Oak hardwood, oak veneer plywood, glass, brass hardware.