Garden gate

I meant to keep up a blog series for this but life and stuff… Anyway the whole project is not complete yet but the woodworking part of it is. It took more or less 3 full weekends to make and install the gate and the arch. First time I made a segmented arch. It came out pretty good, if I do say so myself. My only regret is using really cheap lumber. In fact, of I were patient (and a little luckier), I could have made the entire thing out of reclaimed cedar. My next door neighbor threw out his kids playground set. I took the whole thing. I guess I’ll be making more planters. There was enough clean large pieces (4×4s & 2×4s) to do the whole project. Oh well, maybe the timing will be better next time.

The wife will be planting roses next to it and training them up and over the pergola. I can’t wait to see it. Also, I plan to stain it brown.

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a1jim ...

Another great build Brain, it looks fantastic.

Whitacrebespoke ...

Looking good

Jack ...

Turned out beautiful Brian, great job.

Brian ...

Thanks guys. Wife is happy.

oldrivers ...

Beautiful gate, you did a great job.

lightweightladylefty ...

Brian,

Your gate looks great! Don’t forget to show us a photo when your Mrs. gets those roses growing around it. Can’t wait to see it.

L/W

Brian ...

I will. Thanks!

Madts ...

That looks just great Brian. And yes we want after pics.

—Madts.

Moment ...

Nice work

Wheaties - Bruce A Wheatcroft ( BAW Woodworking) ...

Keep up the good work

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Garden gate