Garden gate

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Project by Julian posted 03-13-2012 09:45 PM 1888 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A gargen gate for the side of the house. Made from redwood.

-- Julian

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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.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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Gabe C.

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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?!? 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, 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!

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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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.


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#9 posted 03-14-2012 05:24 PM

Thanks for the compliments. The person with good taste must be my wife.

-- Julian

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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.

Thanks …mike…

-- 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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