Gallery: Jersey Neolithic Longhouse Some Technical Detail… The preliminary concept for a window frame – slotted between the existing wall posts using simple notches. The three plank “Zurich” style shutter in position. Stage 1: Roughing out the shutter planks – removing the unwanted weight and cutting to length. Stage 2: Roughing out the mortises before the cleats are defined. Stage 3: Testing the runner fit and mortise alignment. Matching planks to ensure a tight fit before final shaping. Stage 4: The rough out shutter aligned and ready for shaping Stage 5: Removing surplus timber from the basic shutter Stage 6: The cleats are defined. Stage 7: The shutter being fitted to a jointed frame. Stage 8: The finished shutter unit ready for fitting to the building Interior view – the shutter plank on the right has integral hinge pegs at top and bottom that house in the lintel and sill. The exterior face of the shutter still showing the 1/4 split timbers used in its making. The shutter in an open position – showing the need for an offset hinge peg to allow the cleats to pass the frame. The finished open shutter in a daubed wall.