Learn how to build an easy DIY barn door with affordable lumber and minimal tools. Scroll down to download the FREE plans and apply the process to build a barn door that fits your own space.
This beginner- friendly tutorial is a for two sided barn door with rustic decorative trim on both sides. Use wood boards from the big box store and birch plywood for a budget friendly project. This project lays out the steps to build a door of any size while still keeping the 1- 3/4″ door width required by standard sliding barn door hardware.
Installing barn door hardware can be a simple process. Follow the step by step instructions ahead to hang hardware onto wooden studs on regular drywall. Be sure you follow all safety precautions, and refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for installation on cement walls and any other details not included here. Scroll to the bottom of the post for information on the floor guide.
This barn door window covering is a great alternative to blinds or curtains. It is a show stopper, especially in a basement bedroom where light is limited. Do you have a window where you could put one of these? I hope you do because I am SO excited to show you how to build one.