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ddg1552

06:07AM | 10/07/07
Member Since: 10/06/07
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Looking for plans to build bahama shutters. Have searched the web. Cannot believe I am the only one who has had this idea.

PLEASE HELP.

kramerkatt

02:14AM | 02/25/08
Member Since: 02/16/05
3 lifetime posts
try searching for "plantation shutters"

also I believe "nahm" at NYW had an episode some time ago on this

kk

ShutterGuy

12:27PM | 02/25/08
Member Since: 02/24/08
1 lifetime posts
Bahama shutters are generally exterior shutters that hinge at the top of the window and prop out from the bottom. Bahama typically use fixed louvers with a vertical sub-stile so they can cover the full window. I am unable to find a site that gives instructions to build bahama shutters, but you may want to just look for instructions to build fixed louver wood exterior shutters.

A search for plantation style shutters may prove worthless. Plantation style shutters ( as show at http://www.shutterland.com/plantation-shutters.asp) generally are built as interior shutters, are hinged to the side, and use movable louvers.

Brian Wright

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