Vertical members of board & batten decorative external shutters
- Board & Batten
Shutter style constructed from vertical boards and
horizontal cross members called battens. Shutter
style details found on board & batten shutter page.
- Bottom Rail
A solid horizontal bar across the bottom of external shutters
- (Shutter) Cap
A protective inverted U-shaped cover that fits over the top
edge of an exterior shutter to protect against moisture damage.
It extends the width of the shutter panel and can be painted
the same color as shutters. ShutterLand shutter caps are made
of bonderized (corrosion-prevention coat) galvanized steel.
See "Incense Cedar"
Shutter style incorporating louvers above the divider rail
and a raised panel below. Shutter style details found on
combination shutter page.
Custom Exterior Shutters
External shutters made to exact size and component specifications.
Because a majority of exterior shutters do not need to be
crafted to the 1/16", we offer panels in full inch increments,
which can be trimmed. This allows us to streamline our
manufacturing process and keep prices low. We will make custom exterior shutters on request.
- Cut Outs
Shapes that are cut-out from raised panel shutters. We do not do cut-outs.
- Divider Rail
A horizontal bar that creates top louver section and bottom louver
or raised panel area. A divider rail is optional on all louvered
and raised panel shutters. A divider rail is required on all
combination shutters to create separation between the louver
and raised panel areas.
- Exterior Shutters
Shutters constructed for use on the outside of a building or
structure. Exterior shutters are generally built from materials
that naturally withstand the outdoor environment.
Method to join two short pieces of wood to form a longer component.
We use solid wood components, and DO NOT use finger-jointed wood.
Paint or Stain. Unfinished is without paint or stain. ShutterLand
external shutters are available painted or unfinished.
Exterior shutters installed to swing open and closed using shutter hinges.
Used to attach exterior shutters to the outside of a building. Shutter hardware
can be used to make shutters functional or for decorative purposes on non-functional
shutters. References shutter caps, hinges, pintles, shutter dogs, bolts, and ring pulls.
Special order style using side stiles that extend above the top rail. Available on request.
- Incense Cedar
Ideal for building outdoor wood shutters and for use in other exterior construction.
The wood resists decay, requires little maintenance, finishes well, and the aroma deters bugs.
The joint between a stile and rail is glued and doweled on one inch centers
for strength. Read more about construction.
Horizontal slats contained within a shutter panel. ShutterLand exterior fixed louvers are
offered in three sizes. Shutter style details found on louvered shutter page.
ShutterLand offers thousands of sizes in each style. Once an order is received it
is manufactured to the sizes and specifications received.
Medium Density Fiberboard
Shutters that are secured directly to the building for aesthetic purposes only
- Operable Shutters
- Outdoor Shutters
See "Exterior Shutters"
See "Exterior Shutters"
A single shutter.
- Quick Ship Panels
Limited panel sizes of 1-3/4" louvered shutter panels using kept in stock to ship quickly.
See "Top Rail", "Bottom Rail" or "Divider Rail"
- Raised Panel
Shutter style that incorporates one or two (using a divider rail) raised panel
sections. Raised panels are constructed out of exterior grade MDF. The sides
of each section are beveled on the edge and escalate to a center plateau. Raised
panel sections are the same on both sides. Raised panels are not suitable for
staining. Shutter style details found on raised panel shutter page.
- Shutter Cap
A cap that fits over the top edge of an exterior shutter to protect against moisture
damage. It can be painted the same color as shutters. ShutterLand shutter caps are
made of bonderized (corrosion-prevention coat) galvanized steel.
- (Side) Stile
Vertical solid bar on either side of a shutter that extends the length of the panel.
See "Quick Ship Panels".
ShutterLand manufactures louvered,
raised panel, combination,
and board and batten custom exterior shutters.
Special order style using side stiles that extend below the bottom rail. Available on request.
- Tilt Bar
A vertical bar used for adjusting the louver position. A dummy tilt bar may be used
to give fixed louver shutters the appearance that the louvers will rotate.
- Top Rail
A solid horizontal bar across the top of a shutter panel.
Wood that is raw without finish.
- Window Shutters
Includes both interior and external shutters.