How Long Will It Take To Get Shutters in Nashville? The entire plantation shutter process, beginning with your starting consultation through putting your shutters in, will take around four to six weeks on average. The process takes this long because we strive to build shutters that are perfectly customized to every facet of your windows. To do that, we need to take precise measurements, use sophisticated software to design them, assemble your brand-new shutters by hand, and ship them to you prior to installation. Real wood shutters will usually take longer due to the staining and finishing process.It will take a little time, but it’s a wait that’s well worth it.