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Just completed these board and batten shutters for the house. Made them from spanish cedar. Fun project for the summer.
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#1 posted 07-26-2010 07:06 AM
I bet this really adds to the character of your house. It is a great fit with the brick facade of the house. I’m not sure what I’d classify your house style as? Colonial/American Tudor/etc.?
We currently have no shutters on our house, which I would classify as an American Tudor (mostly brick, with a bit of stucco and timber on the top half). However, this is something on my “To-Do List”.
As is the case with your pictures, this is a detail that really adds something to the house, taking it up a notch.
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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#2 posted 07-26-2010 09:43 AM
They came out looking real good. The black was the perfect color for them.
-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy
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#3 posted 07-26-2010 11:42 AM
The whole house is very nice and board and batten shutters fitts very well there.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#4 posted 07-26-2010 11:48 AM
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#5 posted 07-26-2010 07:46 PM
Nice! Sets off the house real well. I have seen a couple of houses that lack shutters and they look rather plain.
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