A Sliding Barn Door for a Farmhouse-Style Bedroom

Grace was keen to ensure her master bedroom matched the farmhouse feel of the rest of her home, so opted to convert a builder-grade door into a sliding barn door. After distressing the boards, she stained the inside with Dark Walnut and the other side with a Weathered Oak stain before adding Antiquing Glaze. The door was fitted to a Rolling Barn Door kit.

Master Bedroom Barn Door Creates a Vintage Feel

DeeDee’s doorway to her bathroom didn’t have a door, which meant it was the perfect place for a sliding barn door. A frame was added to this old door to make it wide enough for her opening. A water-based protector and sealant were applied to seal all the chipped wood in place. The sliding pulley was fitted above the door to hang the refinished door for use.

DIY Barn Door to Conceal a Crawl Space

This Hometalker revamped her basement to create a fun, vibrant place for her family to hang out in, but there was an unfinished crawl space hole underneath the stairs. So, she opted to build a small DIY barn door to conceal the crawl space and any storage placed in the area. The door was half-inch-thick plywood, with poplar wood slats used for detailing.

Transformed Living Room Barn Door for Just $25

Hometalker Remodelaholic repurposed this solid core door into a beautiful interior barn door with charm. She started by sanding off the old finish and adding diagonal pine boards for detailing. Once the top, bottom and diagonal boards were in place using Gorilla Construction Adhesive, it was time for staining. Polyurethane was then applied to the finished door.

Pretty Barn Door to Conceal a Master Bathroom

Debbie’s master bathroom lacked the floor space to have a traditional door, so she opted for a barn door that could slide behind her bedroom dresser instead. Using a hollow core door, due to its lightweight material, the hardware was fitted first. A 24x42" mirror was glued to the door for strength before adding the molding around the mirror and beneath.

DIY Interior Barn Door Using a Closet Track

Kim wanted to cover her TV nook and incorporate driftwood elements to her beach house interior, so opted for a sliding barn door to conceal her screen when not in use. After finding the track and wheels online, she made her doors from 1x6" pine boards. She used a Classic Grey Minwax stain before washing it with thinned light green and blue paints.

Driftwood-Style Barn Door Cover for a Living Room TV

Kim wanted to cover her TV nook and incorporate driftwood elements to her beach house interior, so opted for a sliding barn door to conceal her screen when not in use. After finding the track and wheels online, she made her doors from 1x6" pine boards. She used a Classic Grey Minwax stain before washing it with thinned light green and blue paints.

Bi-folding Barn Doors for Closet

Hometalker Tiffany opted to add a farmhouse touch to her closet door using 1/4" plywood. This bifold barn-style door had plywood planks nailed to its six-panel hollow core. She then added wood filler before sanding and staining it. Two coats of Sea Salt paint were applied over the stain, part of which was then sanded off to give it a weathered, rustic finish.

Large Interior Barn Doors to Create New Rooms

Kaysi had a formal dining room space that her family rarely used. She wanted to turn it into an office or additional bedroom and did so by partitioning it with an interior barn door. The vast opening would have cost $1,000 to put normal doors on, so this 5x7.5-foot sliding barn door on a track worked perfectly, with the wood burnt to create that weathered, rustic effect.

Inexpensive Decorative Barn Door Using Sheet Siding

Hometalker Trish wanted to try and create a trendy, decorative barn door using only sheet siding to save costs. She removed the tongues from both sides before attaching 1x6 panels. The raw edges were cleaned up before staining with Minwax Dark Walnut using a foam brush. Trish then wiped the stain with a clean rag before adding her iron hardware.

Statement Barn Doors for Storage Cabinets Using Pallet Wood

Nickell wanted to create some doors to close off her wood storage cabinet and opted for pallet wood barn doors to serve as a statement piece of artwork in her living room. 1/4" plywood strips were nailed in a chevron pattern, using a circular saw to trim off any excess overhang. She then added three coats of polyurethane and fitted her iron hardware.

Rustic Pantry Barn Door Using Walnut Wood

Jeremy wanted to close off his pantry to the world and decided to build DIY double sliding barn doors using walnut wood to match his walnut wood dining table. He trimmed each side of the walnut wood with a track saw to get straight sides, before gluing lumber panels on top of the walnut. It was sanded and stained before being hung from the iron sliding rail.

Turning an Unused Barn Door Into an Accent Piece

Hometalker Jillian didn’t want a barn door in her home for practical reasons. Instead, she wanted to make a barn door to act as an accent piece above her living room mantel. The boards for the barn door were cut, sanded and stained with Dark Walnut and then a clear wax. Half-inch steel was used to create the look of industrial iron pieces holding the doors together.

Miniature Barn Doors to Conceal Wall Sockets

These vintage wall-mounted sliding barn doors were made to hide ugly wall sockets in Michelle’s living room. They were made using long ice cream sticks, skewers, screw eye hooks, and wood glue. She measured the height of the wall plug and added 2cm, cutting out the sticks to size with scissors. They were glued and painted to suit the décor before being hung via eye hooks.

Rustic Barn Door Baby Gate for Large Doorways

Hometalker Hayden used to have a plastic baby gate at this opening, but it was an eyesore and easy for their kid to open it on their own. So, they made a DIY barn door gate. With the boards cut to size, they were nailed, and all holes filled and sanded once dry. The center 'X' panels were then fitted before staining and installing a latch hardware gate kit.

Floor-to-Ceiling Barn Door Mirror for Wardrobe

Hometalker Shine didn’t want a traditional door for their walk-in closet, so opted for a custom mirror fitted to a barn-style Cellar Hardware matte black door with a 5ft-track length. They measured where the iron hardware would go before drilling the holes into the new mirror frame. They screwed into the pre-mounted scrap wood rather than directly into the studs.

Getting the Distressed Look for Sliding Barn Doors

This Hometalker wanted a rustic sliding barn door to conceal her en-suite bathroom when not in use. The new door was made of 1x6" x 8ft common board. To create the old, distressed look, she took a hammer to the wood to leave some worn, roughed-up marks before staining in Classic Gray and Special Walnut. It was hung via an Antique-style black closet track.

Gorgeous Black Bypass Barn Doors for Added Privacy

Jennifer wanted cute farmhouse sliding barn doors to create a partition between her home office and her living space. They started with six 1x6x8 pieces of whitewood that were glued together. The header, footer, and diagonal pieces were added for support using a nail gun. Both barn doors were painted black to match their dining room ceiling and other interior doors.

Turning Reclaimed Wood Into Barn Door Shutters

This Hometalker had a living room window that lacked character, so opted to create her own DIY barn door-style shutters made from reclaimed wood. Using a pile of disposed-of fence boards, they created shutters 18 x 4 feet in size, with support pieces in the 'Z' pattern. They were whitewashed with Adirondack chalk paint before being hung either side of the window.

Custom Barn-Style Sliding Doors

Zack was commissioned to create two custom sliding barn-style doors for a house using reclaimed weathered cypress. Firstly, the boards were cut to size and welded. Zack then added battens to add support for the vertical boards. The frame was sprayed with three coats of Minwax lacquer before forging his own iron hardware and door handle for a truly rustic finish.