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Garden Gates #2: Gate finished

Except for painting the raw steel. The straps are set on a dado flush with the surface and the screws are countersunk. The screws are not stainless. I hope they survive. They should do ok painted with oil enamel paint. The hinges are on with...

Gate assembled

I finally got the upper panel pieces made and the gate assembled. My m&t fitting is a little sloppy. I haven’t picked the door up yet to see how stiff it is. I was thinking about adding some steel strapping for looks and a touch more support....

Garden Gates #1: Getting started

I took a break from work sleep fish work sleep fish to start building new garden gates for my house. I was only planning to replace the ratty PVC gate that came with the property but my wife wants a gate on each side of the house. Each gate will...

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6 Comments

JayKayPur ...

Brian, thanks for the comments on the spalted box. The clasp basically works—stays closed—via friction. I have the wood snugged together pretty good but still, to the point where it opens easily. Thanks again.

jim webster ...

thank for the comments

jim webster ...

how u doing Brian u coming up with something new

Brian ...

Working on it. Need some nice weather so I can open the garage door.

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

Brian , just checked out all your projects . You have some really original ideas . You do amazing work . Keep the chips flying

Brian ...

Thanks!