Copper Patina Gate II

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Project by newTim posted 08-03-2009 04:50 AM 1942 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So here’s the latest version of the Copper Patina gate series. I took advantage of a major cooling period in the Sacramento area to get outside for some projects. The last picture is the first gate which despite the photos, is much greener than the second. You really can’t tell, but the the second gate has a variety of blues and not as many browns as in the photo. You can view the blog series at I think the next patina project will be incorporated into a headboard. Stay tuned and thanks for all your support.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 08-03-2009 04:52 AM

Looks great Tim

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#2 posted 08-03-2009 04:54 AM

That is a beautiful fence … enjoyed the blogs too !

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#3 posted 08-03-2009 09:03 AM

Is that redwood?
Looks nice I have been wanting to make one since I saw the Wood Works show where Marks made it.

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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#4 posted 08-03-2009 05:38 PM

Redwood? Yup. Clear Beee grade. Check out the two bog series for more details on the patina.

-- tim hill

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#5 posted 08-04-2009 01:57 AM

very nice looking gates. ill bet it sure stands out in front of the house…the patina is great.

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#6 posted 11-23-2009 09:22 AM

Beautiful gate! I have two gates that could use some more interesting work on them. Too bad you’re on an opposite coast, as I could trade some maple for some redwood! I had my husband build my grape arbor out of furniture grade redwood so to keep pressure treated wood away from edibles. It lasted over 10 years but the carpenter bees have drilled so many holes in it, it’s quite unstable. Now the paper wasps are grinding down my yellow cedar fence! So much for trying to stay away from PT wood.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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