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Project by Julian posted 763 days ago 1592 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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GrandpaLen

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#1 posted 763 days ago

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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Kelen

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#2 posted 763 days ago

Very creative looking, looks great!

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ChuckV

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#3 posted 763 days ago

Julian,

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.

-- “A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” ― Mark Twain

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Gabe C.

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#4 posted 763 days ago

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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jackthelab

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#5 posted 763 days ago

Looks great – the painted surface really makes it pop!

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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ncdon

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#6 posted 763 days ago

How nice is that? It just went to my favorites.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com " A sharp blade & a tuned saw= happiness"

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vakman

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#7 posted 762 days ago

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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BarbS

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#8 posted 762 days ago

Very Classy! “Somebody Important Lives Here” or, “Someone with Good Taste Lives Here.” Nice.

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Julian

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#9 posted 762 days ago

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

-- Julian

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mcgriffith

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#10 posted 762 days ago

Julian:

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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Pete Pedisich

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#11 posted 762 days ago

Great combination of materials and design. Nice work!

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Ken Fitzpatrick

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#12 posted 761 days ago

What a beautiful gate! Nice construction details. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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