Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'plantation shutters'

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Plantation Shutters #1: $300 Rockler order sent in today

05-08-2017 12:32 AM by Holbs | 3 comments »

My house windows are…standard issue tract home boring. I need a wood working project that will keep me busy and experience more, could help with friends or clients with their own plantation shutter, and will boost my house value. I decided to run with the Rockler integrated jig system as I have 9 large windows and 3 small windows to do which the jig setup will help with the productivity. Basswood is the preferred wood of choice for plantation shutters. My local hardwood dealer can d...

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King Size Shutter Headboard #2: Attaching the top, painting, distressing, and the outcome

09-02-2014 07:58 PM by Chris McDowell | 0 comments »

In this video, I attach the top of the headboard, then I show the painting technique we chose, which consists of two different colors, and then distressing the outer layer. I posted the final product on my projects page: view it here. Watch part 2 here:

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Plantation Shutters

03-31-2008 03:10 AM by Grumpy | 25 comments »

Plantation shutters are very popular down under at the moment, at least on the east coast of Australia.My wife and I recently renovated the bathroom, yes girls she did help with the wall cladding, plastering and tiling. We had a window that looked a bit out of place, a bit ordinary, and we say some plantation shutters in an apartment when we were on holidays in Queensland.You know what woodies are like, I can make them I said. Well that is what happened.After scouting around nobody seemed to ...

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