Ledger Board in Pine
For existing homes, instead of fastening your barn door rail directly to your drywall we highly recommend that you first screw a ledger board to your wall studs. Most hardware rails come with predrilled holes that typically do not line up with the pre-existing studs in your wall. Our ledger board will compensate for stud spacing, provide a sturdier mounting surface and allow the door to clear the door frame. It also add a rustic look.
For new construction, request that your Builder add wood blocking to support the weight of your door, prior to sealing up your wall.