DIY: Sliding Barn Door From Salvaged Wood

By: Capreek Feb 17, 2011

created at: 02/17/2011

It's equal parts rustic, modern, and cottage chic - but there's one thing this sliding barn door is not: boring.  

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created at: 02/17/2011

Chalk it up to the bold yellow color, the nostalgia (the wood was salvaged from the family farm), or the slick hanging device, this barn door is anything but ordinary.  Dana, the DIY diva from the fabulous blog House*Tweaking, has two posts up on how to create a similar look in your own home.  Check out part one and part two for step-by-step instructions and info on where to get (and how to hang) the hardware.

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You could also use an old wood palette to build & customize your door. Happy Crafting!!
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You could also use an old wood palette to build & customize your door. Happy Crafting!!

The only difficulty would be in finding shutters wide enough to cover the door... unless you used two, maybe.  Hmm... You've got me thinking

Joystclair - I think you could definitely do a similar thing with barn-style shutters.  The only difficulty would be in finding shutters wide enough to cover the door... unless you used two, maybe.  Hmm... You've got me thinking.  Let us know if you do it!

This may be a strange idea... I'm wondering what some of your thoughts are on having window shutters in this style... "wooden blinds" if you will. 

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