Baby Gates

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Project by Colin_Zimmerman posted 10-18-2013 09:13 PM 1278 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My lil guy started crawling. I own a tri level house. I didn’t want plastic gates in the main living area. I made these out of beetle kill pine. I had to reinforce the wall with more 2×4 pieces to hold up the gates. The hand rail slightly sags from the weight of the right door. All in all, its a success.

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#1 posted 10-19-2013 12:04 AM

Cool idea. Wish I thought of something like this 35 years ago. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 01:35 AM

wow…we hung a huge gate in our living room this week but its black metal and looks no where near as cool as these do.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 03:03 PM

nice work. i recently made one for my daughter. what did you use for a latch?

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 03:15 PM

Just a 4” barrel bolt.

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 02:51 PM

Awesome baby gates! Beautiful wood and has a very nice rustic look and totally suits your great home. Great job!

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