Customers often ask: How tall and wide should my barn door be? We've got your answers. Measuring your door frame for a barn door is different from measuring for a regular swing door. Find out more!
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At RealCraft Carriage Doors we put quality and craftsmanship above all else. From the moment you call us to the day your door is installed, we're here to make your dream doors a reality. Our handcrafted carriage and entry doors have been featured in some of the most popular TV shows and magazines in the industry. Each carriage door is made from premium wood and built by skilled artisans in the Pacific Northwest.
Sliding doors make for stylish & space-saving additions to any home or business. Available in many styles from standard to bi-parting to bypassing to pocket to wall-mounted... Which sliding door system is best for you? Find out!
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The Rancher Modern Horizontal Plank Sliding Barn Door is elegant, minimal, and lets whatever wood you choose take center stage. The design consists of horizontal solid wood planks. On the back, a sleek frame holds the planks in place. When shopping for your Rancher Modern Horizontal Plank Sliding Barn Door, you have two assembly options: DYI Kit or Pre-assembled. This door design is 1-3/4" thick.
DIY Barn Door Kit
When you select DIY Barn Door Kit, our craftsmen will construct your barn door planks with exact measurements, and we will ship the planks ready to be assembled. Each DIY Barn Door Kit comes pre-cut, sanded, and slotted for easy assembly and installation. DIY kits are only available in the unfinished option.
Pre-assembled Barn Door
When you select the Pre-assembled Barn Door option, we will build and assemble your barn door and ship it in a custom-made wood crate. This means that your barn door will be ready to be hung upon arrival.
The RealCraft Rancher Modern Horizontal Plank Sliding Barn Door design is a popular option for both residential and commercial spaces. We love it for the following décor styles:
At home, barn doors are used for spaces like laundry rooms, bedrooms, offices, and storage closets.
Minimalist door designs have become the favorite door solution for many businesses, including retails stores, wineries, design studios, bakeries, and more.
*Note: All hardware is sold separately. Please see our barn door hardware kits for sliding hardware options.
Skilled artisans make all our doors by hand onsite in Gig Harbor, a small seaport town on the Puget Sound in Washington State.
RealCraft offers twenty different wood species from budget-friendly to exotic.
One of the reasons we love real wood so much is that it carries the character of its natural habitat. Wood species respond differently to humidity and temperature conditions. If you aren't sure which wood species to pick, call us at 1-253-853-3815.
For frequently asked questions about choosing a door and hardware see our FAQ page. If you're not sure what species is right for your space, or want to see the wood in person, you can order samples here.
Please note that doors will ship separately from sliding hardware when purchased together. Doors are pictured with hardware for context. Sliding hardware is sold separately, and not included with the purchase of a door. Doors are not pre-drilled for hardware. If you order a door and a hardware kit, we are unable to ship hardware installed on doors due to the risk of shipping damage.
We designed these doors with interior applications in mind. We don't recommend exterior use, and can't guarantee against warping or damage if you install your door outside. To have this door specially crafted for exterior use, call us at 1-253-853-3815 and we will be happy to help!
If you wish to customize the door beyond the options presented here, we can make your dream door a reality! Please understand that customization will add to the lead time. If you need more than 10 doors, or if your project requires special consideration, please call 1-253-853-3815.
When calculating the size of your barn door, we recommend that the door overlaps the doorway slightly to minimize gaps and provide some sound-muffling for privacy. An inch of overlap on each side is a good rule for barn doors. For example, a 36” x 80” doorway would need a 38” x 81” sliding barn door. If you would like more sound sealing, then a 2 inch overlap on either side is best. To make sure it looks good, your barn door should also completely cover any molding on the door opening when closed. So if you have molding, you’ll need to factor that into your measurements as well.
Can't find what you're looking for? Open a chat in the box to right to talk with a sales associate, or give us a call at 1-253-853-3815. We can't wait to hear from you!
We highly recommend adding a clear finish to your door to protect it and make sure that it is eligible to be covered by our warranty. A clear finish not only protects your door, it also enhances its beauty and brings out the color and detail of the grain.
We offer the following finish options:
Note: DIY versions of this door are only available unfinished. We recommend applying a clear finish to your DIY planks within seven days of delivery.
Check out our Wood Species Visualizer below to compare the raw wood with finished wood and explore our wood species options. Slide the toggle to the left for unfinished wood, and slide the toggle to the right for wood finished with Clear Satin EuroFinish.
All of our products are built using the best lumber available and are made with 100% Solid Wood, always.
We are proud to offer products that are handcrafted from start to finish. With decades of expertise, our artisans mix tradition and innovation to create the most distinctive doors in the market. True masterpieces that will last for decades to come.
For every door we sell, 25 new trees are planted worldwide.
First things first
When buying a sliding barn door, a prevalent question is: how tall and wide should my barn door be? Take a look at this quick and easy How-To Guide.
The use of a Ledger Board is highly recommended for all barn door installations where there is no wood blocking on the wall.
How long will it take?
We build and ship from Washington, US, so you don't have to worry about delays due to stuck ship containers.
Barn Door installations are pretty straightforward, but you might want some help. Take a look at our Installation Guides to make sure you are ready when your Barn Door arrives.
Everything you need to know before buying your Barn Door.
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RealCraft recently partnered with This Old House and Amy Matthews on a modern barn house nestled in St. Croix, Minnesota. Today, we'll share a much-awaited update about this incredible project.