The'hardware option' does not include a'wood header if you are interested in a'wood header' then chose the option---'doors+hardware+header' the wood header is a little longer than you track rail & it goes on the wall and then your track rail goes on the wood header & it is stained to match your doors (unless you choose the unstained option of course). If you are interested in barn door pull + flush door handles, pipe handles or locks ect.Check out some of our interesting & different barn door hardware. Also, please note that when using a natural product like wood, its possible to have some natural imperfections like knotty pine places or maybe knotty holes or some cracks are possible, as all of our products are described as rustic. These beautiful rustic unique set of barn doors will make a beautiful statement piece for your home. This item is made of solid wood and steel hardware, love.