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Barn Sliding Doors

Sliding barn doors require assembly and attention to framing requirements. These drawings and tips show where the hardware goes and how to install a door. We hope this helps you build sliding barn door for your farm building. We sell economical pole barn kits for farm and ranch.

Sliding Door Plans

Sliding Door Endwall Track Blueprints

Kwik Frame Type Sliding Barn Doors

Measure 5 1/2" up from the bottom of header at each jamb post.

Snap chalk line across header/bottom chord of truss

Place 2x6 track board with top edge flush with chalk line

Place track board so top of 2x4 is flush with line from center of post jamb to end of door in open position

Track board stops before corner to allow corner trim to fit.
Sliding Door Sidewall Track Blueprints


Measure 5 1/2" up from the bottom of header at each jamb post.

Snap chalk line across header/bottom chord of truss

Place 2x6 track board with top edge flush with chalk line

Place track board so top of 2x4 is flush with line from center of post jamb to end of door in open position

Extend track board from end to end for support for full length door opening.
Sliding Door Jamb Plans Sliding Door Girts


2x6 treated door runner is used for bottom of door and is placed flush with bottom of grade board on door opening side



Run door track about 3/4 distance of door opening on each side of the jamb post. Track is nailed to top of track boards

Use 2x4 blocks to stop door from sliding off end of track

Sliding Barn Door Trolley Inset=Door Width divided by 4 + 3 inches.

Door Height# of LateralsLateral Spacing
7'427"
8'432"
9'436"
10'530"
11'532"
12'536"
13'636"
14'634"
15'636"
16'732"

Sliding Door Track

Sliding Door Track Plans

Barn Sliding Door Hardware

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