They are louvres (slats) that run across with a controlling arm which runs down the middle or side of the panels.
Note: the Basswood and Normandy have Mortice and Tenon joints.
The mortice and tenon comprise of two components: the mortice hole and the tenon tongue.
The tenon is inserted into a mortice cut into the corresponding member. The tenon is cut to fit the mortice hole exactly and usually has shoulders that seat when the joint fully enters the mortice hole. This acts as a reinforcement and makes the style/frame stronger.
The blade sizes available to choose from is either 63mm, 89mm or 115mm with either flat or elliptical (curved blade).
- What colour shutters do I want?
- What size elliptical do I want?
- Which material do I want to use?
- Where do I want the controlling rod positioned?