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Cover Photo Door with curved offset French door cutout, with Beaded L frame Window with 2” Camber Deco frame, 3 ½” louvers, divider rail, all in Black Walnut


Outside mount, 3 ½” louvers, 2” Camber Deco frame, louvered arch, with divider rail in Black Walnut


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or 30 years, the parent company of

Norman速 has provided function and fashion to homes around the world as the largest manufacturer of window coverings. We uphold this tradition with our versatile line of custom interior shutters. This fine window furniture is manufactured with many unique features that make it the most lasting and beautiful shutter crafted today.


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experience


the

difference is

in the detail

For centuries, shutters have been prized as fine window furniture

and a testament to a homeowner’s discerning style and sophistication. Shutters not only provide design, privacy, and light control options, they can also enhance the value of a home. Like any home investment, only shutters of exceptional quality will provide long-term value and increase appreciation. At Norman, we feel the best shutter is the result of meticulous management of each step in its creation. Every step: research and development, product design, raw materials sourcing, handcrafting, quality control, and even packaging are carried out with one goal, to Designer sill cap

bring you matchless quality, durability, and long-term value in your custom Norman shutter investment.


Outside mount, 3 ½” louvers, 2” Camber Deco frame, with hidden tilt rod in Crisp Linen


affordable classic

Normandy offers discerning homeowners an affordable,

custom hardwood shutter. Why compromise quality for price when you can have both? Designer options make your shutter customization simple.

Both photos: 3 ½” louvers, with 2” Camber Deco frame in Crisp Linen


keep your options open

Our choice of options makes the ordinary extraordinary. We offer the

most custom shutter options available. Begin by selecting from a color palette that includes a variety of paints and stains. Choose from a variety of options and the result is a completely customized, handcrafted shutter, tailored perfectly to fit your windows, your home and your style. With Normandy shutters you can keep it simple or have it all, that’s the beauty of making it your own.


Outside mount, 3 ½” louvers, 2” Camber Deco frame, with designer sill cap in Chestnut

the view inside

your room

We employ the same time-honored, woodworking techniques used by artisans of

exceptional home furnishings. Rest assured that all Normandy Shutters are made of solid hardwood, using only the finest materials and handcrafted especially for you. A well-crafted shutter closes solidly, does not have unsightly gaps, and stays that way year in and year out. To accomplish this, each part of the shutter must resist twisting, bowing, cupping and all other forms of instability inherent to natural wood.


quarter-sawn

The finest heirloom furniture is made from quarter-sawn wood to ensure

generations of durability and so are the stained louvers of Normandy Shutters. In quarter-sawing, the wood is harvested in a way that makes it less susceptible to cupping, twisting and warping. Cuts are made parallel to the wood medullary rays instead of across, which gives the louvers remarkable strength and stability.

Flat-Sawn

Craftsmen have recognized that quarter-sawn wood results in a superior shutter product. Quarter-sawing yields fewer usable boards and takes much longer to dry. These boards are highly prized and well worth the effort and time it takes to produce them.

Quarter-Sawn


fine furniture

for your windows

Mortise and tenon joint

A Proper Joint for the Job

– traditionally used in

demanding furniture and building construction, mortise and tenon joints are designed to withstand the shear stress and racking forces applied when operating a shutter. This makes the mortise and tenon an ideal joint for Norman shutters.


Engineered stile

Reinforced Engineered Stile

– Multiple layers of

wood are bonded together to bolster the stability of the core of the stile – making for a robust and hearty support system for your shutter.

Wood Preparation

– Prescription Wood Conditioning®, our

trademarked wood drying technique, dries the wood to emulate the environmental conditions of the location where the shutter will be installed. This practice also reduces post-installation shrinking and swelling.


depth of

character

For the ultimate brilliance and resilience, we begin by prepping the

wood surface for the finish. It takes multiple sequences of sanding with progressively finer sandpaper to open the pores of the wood, and by applying multiple coats of paint or stain, we create the best finish possible. In our opinion, hand conditioning the wood in this manner is necessary, however labor-intensive. It is the best process to create the most favorable surface, be it paint or stain. Normandy’s wood grain characteristics are exceptional. With stain, the distinctive wood grain has an enhanced color, depth and pattern character with the inherent texture of the timber being defined. The clear coating protects the surface without masking the beauty of the grain. Like your shutters smooth? Our contemporary paints gleam on the satin polished InvisibleTilt™

surface. What ever your personal style – warm and rustic or sleek and refined, you sure to find the perfect match for your décor.


specialty shapes A ll windows are not created equal. The Normandy specialty collection includes

shapes beyond the conventional square and rectangle. If you have arches, hexagons, sliding or French doors, double hung windows or other specialties, we’ve got you covered. Our specialty shutters can be crafted for virtually any window opening. Nearly any shape can be built with operable louvers and panels that open for easy access to the window. Now, every window in your home can be dressed with a Normandy Shutter. Outside mount, 3 ½” louvers, 2” Camber Deco frame, louvered arch, with divider rail in Black Walnut


Outside mount, 3 ½� louvers, standard boxout bypass, divider rail,

distinctive

windows


there are

no shortcuts to perfection

Some shutter manufacturers take shortcuts that sacrifice quality and the result is a substandard product that won’t add value to your home. These companies

may be inexperienced, preoccupied with profit or lack focus on shutters. Their products can suffer from limited manufacturing skill levels, deficient machinery and haphazard outsourcing of critical processes. Many of Normandy Shutters desirable qualities come from applying traditional furniture construction and integrating manufacturing innovations — without any pre-fabrication and short-cuts that can compromise quality. Norman shutters are built to enjoy for a lifetime and custom construction is the best way to ensure a precise fit and flawless, long-term shutter operation.


Each shutter is made for one window —

your window.

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normandy for a lifetime

Outside mount, 3 ½� louvers, plain boxout bypass, divider rail.


the Norman

promise

We build quality into all of our Norman products to ensure a 速

trouble-free, shutter ownership experience. Contact your window coverings professional today for a consultation.


Outside mount, 3 ½” louvers, 2” Camber Deco frame, louvered arch, with divider rail in Black Walnut


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