Octagon window shutter

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Project by Gunner2013 posted 04-07-2015 12:12 PM 2621 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and made this shutter to fit an oddly placed octagon window in our den. It was a headache but also a lot of fun to create!!

-- J.C.

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#1 posted 04-07-2015 08:32 PM

Wow! I have never seen a shutter in the shape of an octagon previously. It sure turned out very nice – looks great and obviously practical, for you, as well. Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJs.

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 04-07-2015 11:18 PM

Really great solution to an odd shaped shutter. Excellent job.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#3 posted 04-09-2015 11:34 AM

Now why didn’t I think of that? I have an east facing octognal window in the master bath. At certain times in the AM, you risk permenent eye damage just trying to shave!
Also has the advantage of being a project the wife will see the utility of…

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#4 posted 04-09-2015 03:38 PM

It looks like it would be quite a challenge but it sure turned out nicely in spite of it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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