This board-and-batten door is specifically designed for the 8’x10′ storage shed but can be adapted to suit almost any shed. Instructions on how to measure for the door and installation details can be viewed here.
This A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening. is constructed solely out of 200×25 (1×8) boards and 75×25 (1×3) Narrow board used to cover claddingThe exterior surface of a building. joins or used for decorative purposes..
Either See Dressed. (smooth) or Rough sawn; Not gauged, planed or dressed. (rough) Any of the framing wood. can be used for this project but it must be a stock that is suitable for exterior use such as cedar or Pressure treated. Refers to lumber that is treated in such a way that the sealer is forced into the pores of the wood. Refers to lumber pressure sprayed with chemicals to lengthen its life expectancy for outside use or inground applications. lumber.
This particular door size is 900mm (36″) wide x 2075mm (83″) which is a good size to get most implements into a shed however you can change the door size to fit any opening at all.
You will need…
5 of 200×25 (1×8) boards that are 2075mm (83″) long for the Plumb, upright. door slats.
3 of 200×25 (1×8) boards that are 900mm (36″) long for the Parallel to the horizon, flat, level. door rails
10 meters (33ft) of 75×25 (1×3) Narrow board used to cover cladding joins..
130 of 45mm (1 3/4″) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees screws.
Exterior type wood glue.
Lay the five 200×25 x2075mm (1×8 x83″) vertical door slats next to each other on a flat surface forming a rectangular A sheet that forms a distinct flat and rectangular section or component. A transparent panel used to fill a framed section of a window.. See fig.1.
The width of the rectangular panel will be wider than the required door width at this stage.
Measure and mark the required door width of 900mm (36″) central on the panel and cut off (A cut lengthwise along a board that also runs with the grain. (As opposed to cross-cut.) down) the excess each side.
Glue and screw two 200×25(1×8) horizontal boards (rails) to the vertical door slats, one at the top and one at the bottom. See fig.2.
The length of the screws should be slightly less than the combined thickness of the rails and slats.
Screw diagonally with two screws at each meeting as shown in fig.2.
Cut to length and glue and screw two 75×25 (1×3) battens to the slats at each side of the door ensuring that the edges are Being even with.. Screw in a zig-zag pattern as shown in fig.3.
Cut to length and glue and screw the middle horizontal The top and bottom frame member of a door or window (not the jamb). Cross member of panel doors or of a sash. Also the upper and lower member of a balustrade or staircase extending from one vertical support, such as a post, to another. The horizontal member of a fence. in place between the two side vertical battens. The height placement is just personal preference although middle rails are usually placed within the top half of the door. See fig.4.
It is now just a matter of cutting to length, gluing and screwing the intermediate 75×25 (1×3) battens to the door slats covering all of the joins. See fig.5.
For instructions on how to install the door go here.