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Build my own plantation shutters.
It now easy to build your own shutters.
The first step in building your custom wood shutters is building the rails and stiles for the shutter frames.
Make your own plantation shutter out of closet doors.
It s a relatively light hardwood but its also easy to dent so care is needed while working with it.
Consult the measuring guide of the correct louver size to obtain your dimensions.
In this video mike from the geek pub shows you how to make your own plantation shutters for about 1 3rd the cost of your local home improvement center.
While you can make plantation shutters from other materials basswood seems to have the right mix of weight and strength.
Step one is to measure for the shutters.
Build movable louver style or fixed louvers and save up to 75 over the cost of custom ordered shutters.
Begin with the four planks that will serve as the shutter frame.
Build your owninterior plantation shutters.
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We cut and drill all the pieces for you and all you have to do is assemble and install your new â diy plantation.
Our simple diy shutter kits give you everything you need to assemble and install your own top quality hardwood shutters at half the price of professional installation.
The steps below will teach you how to build plantation shutters by installing simple.
You ll need at a minimum 5 4 material 1 thick so be sure you don t be 1x 3 4 material when you go to the lumber yard.
Step 2 chamfer front and back of each slat with a wood router.
First take plywood and cut all the pieces.
Measure the length of your flat louvers.
You can leave the bottom half of plantation shutters closed and open the top half giving you more privacy while still letting light into a room.
Your shutter frame should.
Build the shutter frame by gluing the two vertical planks to the two horizontal planks.
Measure your window frame.
Plantation shutters offer a different look than blinds but can cost quite a bit more per window.
It couldn t be easier with exclusive rockler jigs hardware and pre shaped louvers.
Cut the four planks to size.
How to build diy plantation shutters from plywood step 1 cut louver frame pieces and slats using plywood.
I like to measure the window and then subtract 1 4 from both dimensions.
Your shutter frame should be about 25 inches or 6 cm narrower than the.