Looking for interior shutters.

topsiebeezelbubApril 28, 2013

Does anyone know of a manufacturer of old fashioned interior wood shutters? They used to be everywhere! I took down a pair in my den to paint, and one set met an untimely demise. I don't want to replace them all with the faux wood everyone is selling. Ebay has lots of small ones, but my windows are 4' wide. Wonder why they disappeared?

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sombreuil_mongrel

For better or worse, here's a link.
The quality was abysmal last time I installed them in the 80's. I did several rooms for several clients with old Victorians who wanted to restore them. Staining and varnishing them is the achilles heel; unbelievably labor-intensive work, done after fitting. I installed them fully light-proofed with all abutting edges rabetted, such a nightmare with unsquare old openings.
Casey

Here is a link that might be useful: Horizon Shutters

    Bookmark   April 30, 2013 at 12:54PM
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topsiebeezelbub

Thanks so much. Boy they sure have gotten expensive and hard to find! I remember the guys complaining about how hard they are to install.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 2:31PM
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