Barn Door Ordering Guide
Measure twice so we can cut once...
-For finished openings with no molding, measure between the finished floor and to the top of the opening and subtract 1/2″.
-For openings with molding measure from the finished floor and top of frame and subtract 1/2″.
*These are minimum measurements and can be increased based on overlap preferences.
-For finished openings with no molding, measure opening width and add 2″.
-To cover any trim, measure outside to outside width and add 2″.
*If your measurement falls in between a 6″ increment order the next size up.
-A minimum 7″ clearance between the top of the door opening and the ceiling is required to accommodate track and rolling hardware.
-Wall clearance on the side door will open should be at lease the width of the finished door + 3″.
Selecting wood species
Knotty Pine is among some of the most beautiful woods in the world. It has many applications in home building, paneling, trim, and furniture making. This type of softwood is characterized by: lightweight and straight grain. Fine and even texture throughout
Knotty Alder is chosen for its rustic, informal appearance. Knots vary in size and distribution and include tight, sound knots as well as rustic, open and split knots. Alder is a smooth hardwood with color and grain similar to Cherry ranging from a light honey color to a reddish-brown hue. With time and exposure to sunlight, Knotty Alder will turn a shade lighter in color which is a natural characteristic of the species.