Baby Gate

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Project by klassenl posted 07-17-2011 11:26 PM 4332 views 3 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Our little one started moving around this week so we started thinking about a gate for the top of the stairs. After a friend offered us hers I decided that any plastic store bought junk wouldn’t meet my standards for safety and style.

I built this over the course of a week and a bit. I’ll let you all guess about the kind of wood I used. I really wanted to silver/nickel/chrome lift off hinges but our local HH doesn’t stock such.

I am mostly pleased with how it turned out and my wife is really pleased.

-- When questioned about using glue on a garbage bin I responded, "Wood working is about good technique and lots of glue........I have the glue part down."

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#1 posted 07-17-2011 11:39 PM

Now THATS a good idea! why didn’t I think of one of these? I have 2 little monsters of my own lol ….its alot cheaper than paying $40 for one made in china! kudos!

-- M.K.

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