Building a Louvered Screen for Indoors and Out

You can build all kinds of louvered screens with this plan. We have a number of louvered screen photo in our Showcase… have a look for more inspiration.

Building a louvered screen for indoors and out

FLEXfence 2 panel louvered screen
(each panel measures 78″x26″)


The drawings are to be used as a guide only.

Material Listing

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

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