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Barn door ideas for your home

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Barn doors can be used anywhere around your home to save space or make a statement.


Check out these creative barn door projects shared by Bunnings Workshop community members and feel free to ask a question about your own build.


1. Pine barn door for living room by @Jwyatt 


Workshop member Jwyatt used seven Pine lining boards to construct this barn door that partitions a living area to shield the afternoon sun and help the air conditioners run more efficiently.




2. MDF barn door with diagonal pattern by @LePallet 


Riley cut and aligned MDF pieces to create this stylish design and installed the barn door on a custom-built bulkhead.


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3. Barn door feature wall by @GeoffB 


Geoff built these barn doors to screen an unused entrance and create a rustic feature at a cafe.




4. VJ panelling barn door by @mattoharae 


Matt biscuit joined and glued two doors together to create a wide barn door and then used liquid nails to attach VJ panels for this stylish finish.




5. Wide hardwood barn doors by @LePallet 


Riley joined two barn doors together to slide in one direction and cover a wide entryway.




6. Handmade barn doors by @peta 


Workshop member peta shared these beautiful barn doors built by her husband.




7. Barn door using fence palings by @Hansi 


Workshop member Hansi made this barn door using fence palings and pickets.




8. Double barn doors by @woodalwaysworks 


Workshop member woodalwaysworks converted standard double doors into sliding barn doors and decorated with MDF and skirting.




9. Hallway herringbone design barn door by @Megarakawa 


Workshop member Megarakawa built this barn door from scratch to fit a wide hallway entrance.


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For more ideas, check out Barn-style sliding doors: how and why to get the look.


How to install a barn door


Find out how easy it is to fit the track and hang your own barn doors in the step-by-step guide How to install a barn door.  



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