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Spaceship Doors For Your Home

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How about entering your room---star trek style! Geeky idea which spawned on me after a night of heavy drinking. The work would involve:

1. Remove Door Jamb/Frame
2. Remove Studs For Clearance
3. Install Fast Reving Electric Motor Inside Wall Cavity
4. Attach Cables To Doors (High-tech cosmetics applied of course)
5. Install A Touch Switch (Like The Kind Found In Touch Lamps)

Just make sure to say "Computer, Open Gate B6" before entering.

aka76, Jun 17 2004

E-Bay: Star Trek apartment http://cgi.ebay.com...d=1&ssPageName=WDVW
Why stop with the door? [jutta, Oct 04 2004]

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       I'm pretty sure this has been done somewhere before....
dickity, Jun 17 2004
  

       wow...what colours can you get in it?
Daemonicbreeze, Jun 17 2004
  

       I want a door that slides downwards into the floor when opening, and when closing, slides downwards out of the ceiling.
benjamin, Jun 17 2004
  

       I want Empire Strikes Back style Bespin doors, the really really really fast ones.
simonj, Jun 17 2004
  

       My idea is more futuristic, but yours is good too.   

       I'm sure they probably have these, though.   

       Search for "NeoDoor". You might want to put this in the same place
DesertFox, Jun 18 2004
  

       Nobody wants 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' doors that say 'Whhrrrrrr.... Thank you!'?   

       I want mine designed like the ET spaceship ramp-door thingy, complete with fog machine and light sets.
RayfordSteele, Jun 18 2004
  

       Let's all, WTCTTISITMWIBNIIWR.
phoenix, Jun 19 2004
  

       While we are WIBNIfing I want the Star Gate security portal. (carbon nano tube construction of course)   

       Fine then...while we're at it, I want one of those colored-light-elevator/matter transporter things that responds to the phrase "beam me up."
echo, Jun 20 2004
  

       sorry, its off!
po, Jun 20 2004
  

       Could be 'slightly' more marketable if the motors, gears etc were mounted inside the door itself... then you just need to mount slides in your newly created wall cavity, connect tension cables, plug in power/control cables & away you go!
philmckraken, Jun 24 2004
  

       Yes indeed. Very creative!
aka76, Jul 01 2004
  

       [benjamin] so... when your basement is full of doors, you sell them to someone whose attic has run out of doors?
philmckraken, Jul 01 2004
  

       “Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose any more. Goodbye.”
Ian Tindale, May 05 2016
  

       The doors would have to sound right, too. The original Star Trek door sound was made by sliding a piece of paper out of an envelope - not sure about durability.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 05 2016
  

       Was hoping this was an airlock for energy efficiency and air quality.
Worldgineer, May 05 2016
  
      
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