Shutters were originally designed to be operational to protect the homes windows from inclement weather. As time went on, many factors contributed to shutters no longer being used on most houses.
Shutters are finding there way back into style, mostly as decorative features of a house.
Building your own wood shutters can add charm to most homes and improve your homes curb appeal.
Some things to keep in mind when making your shutters; Making them the correct size so they look like they belong, as opposed to an after thought.
Check out the video below to see how to make some simple, cost effected board and batten shutters.
There are other shutter designs that you can build although non quite as simple as board and batten shutters.
These projects will not only save you money, but they allow you to add more features and, ultimately, greater precision and more versatility to the machines in your shop. And let's face it: Having a shop outfitted with machines that you built yourself is just cool.
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