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Man builds Doors of Durin in his house

Tolkien’s drawing of the Doors of Durin in The Fellowship of the Ring, recreated in the films, is a well-known scene in The Lord of the Rings – now imagine building it in your own home.

Reddit user Eclipse_007 has created such a door. Made out of plywood and full of LEDs, the door is motion sensitive but he is working on a voice recognition system where it responds to “Mellon”.

Original Story: This guy built a working Mines Of Moria entrance in his house

About the Author: Shaun Gunner

Shaun is the current Chair of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2013, Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien’s works whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time can be found in the cinema, playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.


  • The Dark One

    Okay some one has a little too much time on their hands! “LOL”