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Board and Batten
Clean lines and a rustic look make board and batten a popular siding choice as well as a unique interior accent
Board and batten construction uses flat boards or panels placed together without overlapping, with the batten being the narrow strip of wood that covers the seam. Used as siding on exteriors or as interior paneling, sometimes it is referred to as barn siding because of frequent use on the exterior walls of barns.
This is a traditional application of board and batten siding.
The exterior of this traditional house has board and batten siding.
Board and batten siding is typically installed vertically, such as in the entryway depicted here.
Even modern homes can utilize board and batten siding.
Board and batten siding can be used in interiors for wall paneling and for wainscoting.