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A gargen gate for the side of the house. Made from redwood.
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#1 posted 03-13-2012 10:42 PM
Very Nicely done.
I have been collecting pictures and ideas for a gate at the side of our home. Thought I had it narrowed down to 4 designs, well now make that 5. At my age (63) I only plan to make the Gate once. So it has to be the right one.I’m leaning towards a natural redwood panel fence and your gate has the appeal I favor. Gate and fence are a total of 12 ft. between house and garage.
Thanks for sharing.
-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.
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#2 posted 03-14-2012 01:29 AM
Very creative looking, looks great!
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#3 posted 03-14-2012 01:34 AM
That is a great gate!
The picture of raising the door panel on the table saw is very similar to what I have done for some furniture doors. I am wondering how you handled the curved part on the upper panels.
Thanks for posting.
-- “It was they who were wrong, and for them here's a song.” ― I. Anderson
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#4 posted 03-14-2012 04:53 AM
That is a beautiful gate! I am curious also as to how you made the curved part on the panels.(And why did you paint it?!? ...to each, their own)
-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...
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#5 posted 03-14-2012 10:51 AM
Looks great – the painted surface really makes it pop!
-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!
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#6 posted 03-14-2012 11:16 AM
How nice is that? It just went to my favorites.
-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.
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#7 posted 03-14-2012 04:07 PM
Wow that’s a beautiful gate, well done!
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#8 posted 03-14-2012 04:35 PM
Very Classy! “Somebody Important Lives Here” or, “Someone with Good Taste Lives Here.” Nice.
#9 posted 03-14-2012 05:24 PM
Thanks for the compliments. The person with good taste must be my wife.
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#10 posted 03-14-2012 06:42 PM
That is a great gate. Wow, you do really great work. I am new to making Mortise and Tennon joints and I saw your post of the jig you made. Do you happen to have detailed plans that you could share? I would love to make a jig like yours and be able to make mortise and tennon joints as smooth as the ones shown in the pictures of the gate.
-- Michael TX, Not even my wife understands my sense of humor.
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#11 posted 03-14-2012 09:16 PM
Great combination of materials and design. Nice work!
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#12 posted 03-15-2012 11:10 PM
What a beautiful gate! Nice construction details. Thanks for sharing.
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