$10 DIY Rustic Shutters

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Prepping and Assembly:

Sand the wood well before beginning to cut and assemble the pieces.

Use wood glue along the seams and a finish nailer to attach the braces.   These should be placed 4-6” from the top and bottom of the panels. A single coat of white paint and a light sanding after it dries will allow the wood grain to show through. You can also use a wood stain rather than paint.

When the paint has dried, attach the hinges:

Butt Hinges

Attach the knobs and hook assembly and then install the hinges from the outer panels to the window frame.

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