Decorative Window Shutters From Recycled Lumber

 
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Stan GloverPublished on 11/2/2016

Window Shutters made from 100+ year old porch boards

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What you will need

Recycled lumber

Cookies and exterior glue

Paint

Deck screws

Wood plugs

How to do this project

1

Gather recycled materials

Gather recycled materials

2

Locate any remaining metal fasteners, wire brush dirt, load up planar with old blades, wear mask, surface plane boards. Take care to dispose all shavings that may contain lead paint

3

Trim all lumber edges to provide a jointed edge. Glue boards with weather resistant glue and cookies. Cut to length

Trim all lumber edges to provide a jointed edge. Glue boards with weather resistant glue and cookies. Cut to length

4

Fabricate surface mounted horizontal keys

5

Make a heart shaped template to router out a heart in each shutter.  My friend's wife idea.

Make a heart shaped template to router out a heart in each shutter. My friend's wife idea.

6

Install keys

Install keys

7

Paint and attach to house hiding screws with wood plugs

Paint and attach to house hiding screws with wood plugs

8

A happy friend

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Rafael Sanches avatar
Rafael Sanches11/2/2016 ☰
Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing! I'm looking for replacing my fake plastic shutters. Very inspiring.
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Ethan Gayle avatar
Ethan Gayle11/4/2016 ☰
Good one!
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Vikram Verma avatar
Vikram Verma11/18/2016 ☰
Hi
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