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Project by scottishbob posted 429 days ago 1424 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

well I finally got my gates finished! There 2 and 1/4” thick , 14 ft wide and 4 ft high with galvanized conduit which I painted black, with the gates finished in sikkens light oak.
thanks to all who helped me at lumberjocks

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"





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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 429 days ago

Very nice gate! I am assuming that your vehicles have clearance to miss the center island?

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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kizerpea

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#2 posted 429 days ago

Good looking gates !!!where did u get the hinges?

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 429 days ago

Wow…great gates nice design and well made…..great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Juriathe

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#4 posted 429 days ago

<<——now has gate envy !! Beautiful !!

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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navyman

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#5 posted 429 days ago

great looking gates

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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murch

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#6 posted 429 days ago

Great looking gates. Love the perfect gap between them and the way they close, all level and horizontal.
Speaking of horizontal – Mike is probable right. I remember ripping an exhaust box on that kind of set-up, years ago.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 429 days ago

Very cool gate,nice work.

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scottishbob

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#8 posted 429 days ago

thanks guys . The hinges where from www.ironmongeryonline.com . the center island is only 1”3/4 – 2” from ground level once i get the driveway tramaced it should be level. It looks worse in the pic! there is angle brackets screwd to the bottom of the gate to act as stops so the gate cant fly open

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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joeyinsouthaustin

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#9 posted 429 days ago

looks good there.

-- Who is John Galt?

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weav

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#10 posted 429 days ago

I like it alot. Looks great.

-- jerry

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pintodeluxe

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#11 posted 429 days ago

Very nice! Those certainly have a custom, high-end look.
They compliment your home well.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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404 - Not Found

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#12 posted 428 days ago

Nice job, you managed all the drilling then…

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MonteCristo

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#13 posted 427 days ago

Very handsome gate !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 427 days ago

Your gate looks great and well made. Like the design, metal and wood combo. I’m sure it will last long. Great job!

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