Barn Doors: Batten the Hatches

Reviewed by:
Rosemary Thornton
First used when horses were the fastest transportation around, this original barn door dates to the late 1700s.

Made of hand-planed white pine, this door was used on a grain storage area. Original door hardware, which includes the hand-forged latch and strap hinges are still affixed.

  • D-0017, 18th century batten barn door measures 70" x 35".
  • Price is $600 (October 2006).
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