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Top 10 most popular barn door projects

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Barn doors are a great way to create privacy in your home while adding style and character.


Bunnings Workshop community members have shared many inspiring and creative barn door designs.

Here are our top 10 most popular barn door projects on Workshop by pageviews: Handmade barn doorsHandmade barn doors

1. Handmade barn doors by @peta 


Workshop member peta's handmade barn doors are a feature in their home. 

2. Wide hardwood barn doors by @LePallet  


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


3. MDF barn door with diagonal pattern by @LePallet   


Rylie cut and aligned MDF pieces to create a barn door and installed it on a custom-built bulkhead.


4. Pine barn door for living room by @Jwyatt 


Workshop member Jwyatt used seven Pine lining boards to construct a barn door that partitions a living area and shields the afternoon sun. MDF barn door with diagonal patternMDF barn door with diagonal pattern

5. VJ panelling barn door by @mattoharae 


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

6. Barn door using fence palings by @Hansi  


A sliding barn door made using fence palings and pickets.


7. Barn door feature wall by @GeoffB  


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


8. Hallway herringbone design barn door by @Megarakawa  


A barn door with a herringbone design built from scratch to fit a wide hallway entrance. Barn door using fence palingsBarn door using fence palings


9. Double barn doors by @woodalwaysworks  


James converted standard double doors into sliding barn doors and decorated them with MDF and skirting.


10. Bifold barn door by @TammieBrown 


A D.I.Y. bifold door made from pallet timber and fitted with a deadlock.


How to build a barn door


Experienced Bunnings Workshop member Mariana (@lifestylebymari) has shared a step-by-step guide on How to build a barn door with VJ panels.


Once your barn door is ready, check out the Bunnings guide How to install a barn door for tips on installing it.


More creative barn door projects


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many other terrific barn door projects that you can use as inspiration, including:


Barn doors can also be used to create a rustic, farmhouse-style look in your home. Check out 10 farmhouse style ideas for your home for more inspiration.


Last updated: October 2023

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