Authentic Colonial Solid Wood Interior Batten Doors

Our solid wood interior batten door kits authentically replicate the batten doors common to early, Colonial American architecture.  Vertical tongue & grooved random width planks are fastened together with horizontal boards called battens. Doors are typically assembled with cut nails.

Each Batten Door Kit Includes all wood components required to make a standard 1-3/8" x 3'0 x 6'8" solid wood batten door (2-1/8" total assembled door thickness, including battens):

  • Kiln Dried solid Poplar or Knotty White Pine

  • 1-3/8" thick single precision milled tongue & groove
    single beaded on both sides in 3" thru 6" random widths planks

  • 1)   3/4" thick x 6" nominal width top batten

  • 1)   3/4" thick x 8" nominal width bottom batten

  • 1)   3/4" thick  x 4" nominal width diagonal "Z" brace

  • Detailed step-by-step assembly guide

Batten Door Kits include wood components only and exclude assembly, cutting & fitting of components, custom bores required for hinges and hardware, jambs or pre-hanging. Please see our optional accessories and services below.

With our detailed assembly guide, and a few basic carpentry skills, you can easily build your own traditional batten door. Complete the function and look of your batten door with  hand crafted  iron latch sets, strap hinges and other distinctive hardware.

Solid wood doors is not recommended for use in exterior installations.

Exterior or Beaded View

Poplar Batten Door shown with optional  Exterior view Norfolk Thumb Latch.

Poplar Batten Door - Exterior View

Click to enlarge

Batten Door Diagram - Click to download pdf overview

Interior Batten View

Poplar Batten Door with included  "Z" Brace and Interior view Norfolk Latch.

Poplar Batten Door - Interior Batten View

1-Door Kit        $300.00 each
2-5 Door Kits   
$250.00 each
6+ Door Kits   
$150.00 each

Recommended Optional Ancillary Items to compliment your solid wood Batten Door

 5d (1-3/4") Tremont Standard Box Nail

Tremont 5d (1-3/4")Standard Box Cut Nail

Door kits require a minimum of 60 nails per door. For Clinched applications (nail points are exposed through the finished door face) choose an 8d or 9d, clinch or other malleable type nail.
click here for other nail choices.

$ 10.17  lb

5d Box nails contain
171 nails per pound

 HD Emtek Flat Black Hinge

Flat Black Heavy Duty Butt Hinge
3-1/2 x 3-1/2" x 1/4" Radius Corner

3-Hinges per Door. Quality Plain Bearing,
0.118" thick Plated Steel, standard removable pin, complete with matching screws.

Please contact us for other available hinge types, sizes, finishes and options.

<12 Doors:

$20.25 per door

12+ Doors:
$17.55per door

Forged Spear Style Thumb Latchset

Forged Spear
Thumb Latchset

Forged Norfolk Forged Thumb Latchset

Thumb Latchset

Forged Hand Curled Slide Bolt

Forged Hand Curled Slide Bolt, Mounting Hardware & Matching Screws

Optional Interior Poplar or Knotty Pine Door Jamb and Stop Kits to match our Batten Doors
also available in custom dimensions and wood species - please call for more information

4-9/16 x 3/4" Single Flat Jamb & 1-1/2" Stop Kit up to
3/0 x 6/8
(for 2x4 wall construction)

$ 36.57 each

Select only

1 jamb

per door

4-9/16" x 3/4" Double/French Door Flat Jamb & 1-1/2" Stop Kit up to 6/0 x 6/8 (for 2x4 wall construction)

$ 44.70 each

6-9/16" x 3/4" Single Flat Jamb & 1-1/2" Stop Kit up to 3/0 x 6/8 (for 2x6 wall construction)

 $ 54.61 each

6-9/16" x 3/4" Double or French Door Flat Jamb & 1-1/2" Stop Kit up to 6/0x6/8 ( for 2x6 wall construction)

$ 64.28 each


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