Building a Louvered Screen for Indoors and Out

Building a louvered screen for indoors and out

FLEX•fence 2 panel louvered screen
(each panel measures 78″x26″)


The drawings are to be used as a guide only.

Material Listing

  • 3/kits FLEX•fence
    (each panel requires 1 1/3 kits)
  • 4/pcs.- 2’x4’x10′ pine
    (cedar could be used for exterior use)
  • 30/pcs. – 1″x6″x 24″
    (MDF board can be used inside)
  • 8/pcs. – 5″ wood ornamental brackets
  • 3/pcs. – hinges
    (your choice e. g. brass)
  • 16/pcs. – #8-2″ wood screws
  • 1″ finishing nails
  • 16/pcs. – wood plugs
  • Carpenter’s glue

Tools Required

  • Pencil
  • Measuring Tape
  • #1 Robertson Screw Driver-Green Handle or (Philips Screw Driver)
  • #2 Robertson Screw Drive-Red Handle (Philips -Screw Driver)
  • Hand Saw
  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Combination Square
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Level


Optional Tools

  • Drill with appropriate bits & counter sink bit
  • Router with decorative bits
  • Power saws – Mitre & Skill

Howie’s Tips

  1. When attaching the FLEX•fence brackets onto the rails allow for the brackets to move freely (swivel). Do not over tighten!
  2. When sizing FLEX•fence always cut the rails and operating bar with hand tools and never with power tools.
  3. Always wear protective goggles.

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