Building a Louvered Window Awning

Use this plan as a base for building a louvered window awning. We also have more photos of louvered window awnings in our Showcase area. Good Luck!

Louvered Window Awning

Dimensions
FLEXfence louvered window awning measuring 4′ x 3′

Louvered Window Awning

Note
The drawings are to be used as a guide only.

Material Listing

  • 1/kit FLEXfence
  • 2/pcs. – 2″ x 4″ x 51″ OR – 2″ x 3″ x 51″
  • 2/pcs. – 2″ x 4″ x 36″ OR – 2″ x 3″ x 36″
  • 8/pcs. – 1″ x 6″ x 45″
  • 2/FLEX·Awning Brackets (could substitute with your own wood brackets)
  • 4/pcs. – 5/16th x 4″ carriage bolts with appropriate nuts and washers
  • 4/pcs – ¼” x 3″ expansion anchors (depending on wall construction)
  • 8/pcs. – #8 – 2″ wood screws
  • 4/pcs. – wood plugs (optional)
  • 2/pcs. – 3/16th x 1 ¾” machine eyebolts with appropriate nuts, washers and t-nuts
  • Carpenter’s glue
  • Sandpaper

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
  • Drill with appropriate bits & counter sink bit
  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Combination Square
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Level

 

Optional Tools

  • Router with decorative bits
  • Power saws – Mitre & skill or table saw

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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