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'Board & Batten' - Sizes Used In The U.S.
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 Posted: Mon Mar 30th, 2020 06:01 am
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BITD was there any standard in the USA, and more specifically in Colorado,
for board and batten dimensions ?

How wide were the vertical boards, and how wide were the little runners ?


I know one can buy pre-milled sheets...

But you see, I found this free card stock,
and I'm thinking I could do a practice model, with a small 2 story barn.

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 Posted: Mon Mar 30th, 2020 06:18 am
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Typical boards would be around 12" wide, with 1" X 3" battens.

But your mileage may vary.

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 Posted: Mon Mar 30th, 2020 02:35 pm
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To add to that....





On a model I built of the Silversmith Power Plant,

the prototype building used 1"x 10" boards and 1"x 4" battens.





Basically it depends on what was available from a local sawmill.







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Forgot to mention,

the boards were spaced with a 1" gap between them.




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Thanks guys.





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