Unfinished Wooden Shutters
Horizon wooden shutters may be ordered unfinished
Unfinished wood shutters are constructed from sold basswood. Horizon unfinished shutters are suitable to either paint or stain.
Paint grade unfinished shutters arrive suitable for painting, but should be primed and sanded before paint is applied. Shutters are not sold primed. White magnets to hold the shutters in a closed position are included with paint grade interior window shutters.
Unfinished stain grade shutters are constructed with components chosen for uniform grain. Wood shutters are shipped sanded and ready to stain. Brown magnets to hold the shutters in a closed position are included with stain grade wooden shutters.
Unfinished wooden shutters are constructed from top quality, kiln-dried basswood. This hardwood is harvested in the northern regions of the United States. Basswood is straight, light, and finishes beautifully.
Hinges for unfinished shutters are not pre-attached, so they will not need to be removed to finish.
- measuring workbook
- color charts
- sample shutter
A shutter unit that only covers the lower portion of a window.
A shutter unit that is made specifically for an individual window opening.
A horizontal bar that creates top and bottom louver sections, allowing the sections to rotate independently.
A shutter unit that has one set of shutters on the top and one on the bottom.
Ornamental wood attached to the wall to the outside of the window opening. Generally used to give the window a finished appearance.
Paint or stain.
Used for mounting custom shutter units to the outside of a window opening and can have either 2, 3, or 4 sides.
A vertical strip that extends the length of the shutter unit hinged to the outside stile of a shutter panel. Generally used for cafe type shutter units.
Measurement top to bottom of the window opening according to our measuring instructions. Or, the desired panel height for café type shutters.
A two-leaf device that connects a shutter to the mounting surface or joins two shutters together.
Movable horizontal slats contained within a shutter panel.
A rectangular cavity in shutter stile for inserting a hinge – allowing a tighter fit to the side of the window or frame.
A single shutter. Most shutter units consist of more than one shutter panel.
A cut or groove along the edge of a stile between panels that allows them to form a joint to reduce light penetration.
Horizontal bar at the top, bottom, or across the center (divider rail).
A shutter unit that has one set of shutters from top to bottom.
A window is considered square if the difference between the largest measurement and the smallest is no larger than 3/16 inches and the difference between the diagonal measurements is less than 3/16 inches.
Vertical bar found along either side of a shutter panel.
Traditional or Plantation.
The number of shutter panels from top to bottom. See single tier and double tier.
Vertical bar used for adjusting the louver position.
Shutter panels and other necessary components (frames, hardware, etc.)
that work together to fit a window opening.
Area just beyond the window opening if there is no existing trim.
Measurement side to side of the window opening according to our measuring instructions.
Vertical sides of the window opening. This area will be used to attach a shutter unit using either the INJ or INH installation methods.