Have you ever wanted to make a barn door for your home but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. After days of research, we were able to come up with 35 DIY barn door projects that will teach you how to make a barn door.
While reading you will find various styles to choose from like rolling barn doors, sliding barn doors, modern and rustic barn doors, and more. Sit back, relax and enjoy your read!
1. DIY Sliding Barn Door
In this time-lapse video, the creator started by creating a design of the barn door on his computer system. Then went ahead to get a pine wood that is super cheap and super rough to give the door the exact character that suits the design.
2. How To Make A Sliding Barn Door
To make this sliding barn door, the instructor cut all the wood a bit longer than the actual frame of the door, then after gluing everything together he went ahead to square the frame and remove excess wood. The video consists of links to some of the tools and materials used.
3. DIY Modern Farmhouse Barn Door
This video tutorial talked about how to make a farmhouse barn door. It also includes links to the materials and tools used. In the end, the instructor cautioned against the careless handling of power tools which is something you should not neglect.
4. $40 DIY Barn Door
If you are looking for a low-budget barn door, this $40 barn door is for you. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to build a barn door with limited materials and tools at a total cost of $40. The instructor provides links to where you can get some of the materials.
5. DIY Barn Doors
The materials needed for this DIY barn door include a miter saw, circular saw, tape measure, countersink drill bit, small drill bits, impact driver, wood glue, drywall screws, Kreg pocket hole screws, speed triangle, and clamps. it is very easy and cheap to set up. Every detail you need to make one by yourself is available in this guide.
6. DIY Rolling Barn Door
in this guide, the first step analyses the design of the barn door and the price of getting an already made door compared to the cost of making one by yourself. After this, the next step is picking out the materials and ripping the wood into pieces. The last step is making the door assembly and adding stain to it before installing it to the door opening.
7. DIY Sliding Barn Door
To make this, the first thing is to find design inspiration. The reason being that if you want the project to be unique, you will have to find a design that resonates well with you. Once you get the design, the next step is to gather the materials and tools and get to work.
8. How To Build A Barn Door
The first step in making this barn door is to cut all the wood pieces needed, then start making the door assembly. After this, the next step is to stain the door and install it.
9. Building A Modern Sliding Barn Door
For a beginner, this modern sliding door is a very good project to start with. It can be completed over the weekend and it costs only $150. In this video, the instructor selects the wood pieces that are suitable for the door and gathers other materials and tools needed. He gives a detailed explanation of each step as he builds.
10. How To Make A Sliding Barn Door
Here, you have the step by step instructions on how to make a sliding barn door. The video makes it possible for you to build a customized design for your home by providing a free downloadable guide that consists of every detail of the project.
11. DIY Lightweight Barn Door
In this video tutorial, you will learn the process of making this lightweight barn door with a mosaic design. In cutting the wood for the mosaic pattern, the instructor adjusted the miter saw to 45 degrees. After cutting the wood pieces, he coats the pieces in different tones of stain and then begins to glue them together.
12. DIY Barn Door
What do you think of this chevron pattern barn door? Amazing, isn't it? you can build one of these by following the step-by-step instructions given in this video tutorial. All you need is available in the description box of the video to make the work easier and fast for you.
13. How To Build A Build A Barn Door
In this guide, you will learn how to build a modern barn door with a few tools and materials. If you're a beginner this will be a very good project to start with. It is simple and straightforward.
14. DIY Modern Barn Door
To begin with, you have to determine the size of the barn door you want, then cut the plywood board to your desired size and start making the barn door assembly.
15. $50 British Brace Barn Door
This guide lays emphasis on accurate measurements. It is very essential to take accurate measurements when building a barn door. This is because the measurement of the opening must correlate with the size of the barn door you're building. This is made for a total cost of $50.
16. DIY Wide Rustic Barn Door
The materials needed for this rustic barn door include boards, barn door hardware, finishing nail gun, wood stain, drill, long screws, 4 small caster wheels, and barn door accessories. The project is very simple and cost-effective.
17. How To Make A Wooden Barn Door Hardware
In this video, the creator begins by making the door frame then goes ahead to make the wheel and the rail where the wheel will pass through. It is a very easy project but it takes time and patience. You can get the free article to the project with a sketch-up model in the description box of the video.
18. How To Build A Sliding Barn Door
The guide started by measuring the old door including the casing then went ahead to cut the wood pieces for the sliding door with the taken measurement. The video includes the list of the materials and tools needed for this project with affiliate links to each of them.
19. DIY Sliding Barn Door On A Budget
In this video, the guide started by getting a door and sliding door hardware from the hardware store. Then, he attached the sliding hardware to the door and went ahead to locate the stud in the wall. Once he locates the stud, he assembles the rail and spacers then hangs the door to it.
20. How To Build A Barn Door
This is a very simple and inexpensive project because limited materials and few tools are needed. Among the materials required include pieces of poplar, birch plywood, caulk, white primer, clamps, titebond glue.
21. DIY Overlapping Tandem Barn Doors
This overlapping barn door is a very amazing project and it is suitable for beginners because of its simplicity. The first step in making it is to sand and stain the wood slats needed, allow them to dry, and start making the door assembly.
22. DIY Barn Style Door
The guide started by making the frame assembly for the door. After this, two floating panels were installed in the frame and the guide made grooves around each panel. The guide goes into detail explaining each step and it will be easy for beginners to understand as well.
23. DIY Double Pantry Barn Door
This guide gives a list of materials needed for this double pantry barn door and the price of each material. Among the materials are wood screws, chrome handles, tongue and groove pattern stock boards, and chrome hardware door hinges.
24. DIY Farmhouse Style Barn Wood Door
This barn door is made by modifying an existing door. The total cost of this project is $25. It is very easy and time conscious. Even though handling a modification project requires patience.
25. How To Make And Install A Barn Door
This is made from grooves and tongue boards. It is very simple to make since there is no power tool required and only a few materials are needed as well. The video includes links to a few materials.
26. How To Build A Barn Door
Simplicity makes work more beautiful and amazing. In this video, the instructor lays emphasis on simplicity and she builds a barn door with quick and smart steps in a few hours.
27. DIY Double Barn Door Build
Here you will learn how to make a double barn door with a few steps and equipment. The video tutorial provides affiliate links to the materials used in the video.
28. DIY Plywood Barn Door
Do you know you can make an amazing rustic surface with plywood? In this video guide, you will learn how to make this rustic barn door with plywood only for as low as $150.
29. DIY Colorblocked Barn Door
You can build this barn door by yourself with little to no prior knowledge of barn doors. The materials needed include a matte black steel barn, door roller kit, grit sandpaper, painter's tape, and metallic gold spray paint.
30. DIY Bi-Fold Barn Doors
This bi-fold barn door is made from wooden slats, a level, a nail gun, glue, a tape measure, and a table saw. It is created in a way that both doors can be stuck together as one. It is inexpensive and super simple once you follow the instructions in this guide.
31. DIY Barn Door Baby Gate
The guide started by giving the rough overall budget spent on building this barn door. Then, the next step is to measure and prepare the wood for the frame. It is a very easy project.
32. DIY Little Barn Door For Home Security
This instructable guide will show you how to build a little barn door for home security. Follow the steps and instructions given in the guide and you're good to go.
33. How To Build A Sliding Barn Door
This is made from a sheet of ¾" MDF, pine tongue, groove paneling, and 1*3 poplar boards. The first step in making this is to cut down the MDF to size the frame of the door. Then, the paneling and grooves are laid on the MDF in a certain design.
34. DIY Chevron Barn Door
The first step in making this chevron barn door is to prepare the boards for the pattern. After that, the next step is to glue the pattern to the plywood board that makes the door frame and sand everything down.
35. DIY Modern Barn Door
This is made from a piece of ¾" maple plywood sheet. The project is very simple and straightforward. The total cost of making this is $110.
After going through this list of 35 amazing DIY barn door ideas, I believe you've learned a great deal. Building a barn door is not as hard as it may seem, you might have a hard time if you do not follow the steps right. Thanks for stopping by, feel free to leave your contributions or questions via the comments section below.