Custom Skylight Window Cover–Construction & Installation

I was contracted to custom build a skylight window covering for a finished attic space. The client wanted something rustic using reclaimed lumber that was light blocking and easy to open and close. My design inspiration was an old barn door with a similar sliding track.

The window was made from reclaimed lumber and whitewashed to retain a natural aged look. The sliding device was fashioned from pipes and handmade sliders. It was then painted using 3 different colors to give it an aged rusty look.

The most difficult part was the installation. Precise measurements were required to work around a ceiling beam and to ensure minimal light leakage around the cover. It wasn't very heavy but had to be mounted to the studs for a secure fit.

We were both very pleased with the final result.

View Shipping & Maker Policies

Made in Evanston, IL

By Abodeacious

All of our products are handmade
by expert makers.

No reviews yet

Each week, expert artisans from across the country become makers on CustomMade.

Every maker has a story. Be a part of Abodeacious's story by placing an order, leaving a review, and seeing your review appear here.

More Projects by Ron Cramer

Other projects you might like