How to Build an Interior Barn Door

Jul 29th
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Interior barn door has a timeless charm, whether attached to an old red barn, shed or back door opening. A barn door style is a simple but strong design. If you like the look of a barn door, rustic style, functional, build one yourself. Use reclaimed wood from an old barn or wood that matches the aesthetics of your home. A barn style door will give you a small building or home a warm, quaint entrance.

Measure the length and width of the door. Subtract 1/4 inch from the width and 1/2 inch from the length to allow the door to open properly. Place the two cut pieces of wood on the floor, spaced to fit the size of the door. Measure the distance between the upper and lower plates. Place the cut of 1 by 12 boards from side to side between the top and bottom of 1 by 6s.

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Divide the 1-by-4 into three pieces to form the diagonal joint of the frame that will go inside the door. The exterior of the door will have all the vertical joints. The use of wood adhesive to connect the vertical side planks 1-by-12 on one side and on the top and bottom of the 1-by-6 planks. Use semi-gloss paint of your choice. If the wood that is used is old, it will absorb the first layer and require a second layer for uniform coverage.

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