Board and Batten Shutters

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Project by BradJohnson posted 07-26-2010 05:29 AM 6879 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

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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

Looks great!

-- Guy,PEI

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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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#6 posted 05-01-2017 05:05 PM

brad what brick is this

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#7 posted 05-03-2017 03:32 PM

You did a beautiful job on this project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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