How to Make Shutters Yourself
Southern Plantation Design
DIY Shutters Guide for making shutters
Shutters are now an affordable option for window treatments with this DIY Shutters instruction guide
Thereís a certain exotic charm to Southern Plantation shutters. A remembrance of sunny days spent sipping ice tea while the ceiling fan cools you.
Plantation shutters have a classic and simple design, but are so attractive they can transform an average window into a virtual work of art.
They never go out of style.
Up till now the only drawback has been the price. To make shutters, usually requires a professional to come to your home, measure each window and send the measurements back to the factory where the shutters are manufactured. This process can deliver an exceptional shutter. Unfortunately, it also comes with an exceptional price. And sadly, price is usually the reason for homeowners to settle for a "second choice" for window treatments.
But did you know that the material that goes to make shutters is usually less than $40 per unit? What if the mystery was taken out concerning the techniques for measuring your windows and making shutters? What if you learned how to make shutters yourself using a DIY Shutters instruction guide?
And, once you learned how to make shutters, you could decorate all the windows in your home, for the price of material. See the possibilities now? Think of it, beautiful, fully functional plantation shutters for $40 or less per window. How is that for savings?
Decorate on a budget, Learn how to make shutters yourself.
Our DIY shutters guide will show you how to build these beautiful plantation style shutters and install them at a fraction of the price of having them custom made. The instructions are simplified and geared towards those with very little woodworking experience and require no expensive or specialized tools or equipment beyond regular home repair tools.
Complete DIY shutters guide with step-by-step simple instructions for making shutters.
And, because you are building them yourself you can choose the materials and colors that best suit your home without dealing with the pricy upgrades for special material, color or stain often seen when having them made. You may even have most of the materials needed to make these shutters sitting in your garage.
Window treatments contemporary timeless elegance now at an affordable price.
Shutters are just about the most beautiful accessory you can add to a home. I have had the privilege of building custom shutters for distinctive homes for over 18 years. Custom made shutters usualy retail between $250-$350 for each piece. If you like the elegance of shutters but feel you canít afford them, these DIY shutters guides can get you there for a fraction of the price. One instruction guide can help you build shutters for your entire home for under $40 per unit. A tremendous cost savings. These are my simplified methods for making shutters, gained over a career of making them.