Text Box: Batten Doors

Reproduction of 18th C style batten doors in old-growth redwood. Uses reproduction clinch nails, and wrought iron strap hinges with screw pintles. Tongue and groove joints in redwood planks.

Doors Summary

 Five battens fastened with reproduction clinch nails

 Old-growth redwood

 Tongue and groove joints for planks

 Wrought iron strap hinges and screw pintles

 Diagonal bracing

Construction of Double Batten Door. After visiting Williamsburg, I was convinced of applying batten doors. There must be several hundred of these style doors throughout the buildings in Williamsburg. These doors are now located on a timber frame building in old-growth redwood.

Reproduction of Batten Doors