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Project by BenI posted 10-21-2013 03:41 PM 2115 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We got a dog several months ago and realized that we should replace our broken patio gate so she can’t run out from the house and make it all the way to the street. I somewhat followed the design of the old gate but made the new one taller since she’s a good jumper and put in a new post on the latch side since the old one had rotted away.

I used red cedar for all of it, routed a roundover with bead on most of the edges to clean up the look and finished it with 3 coats of General Finishes Outdoor Oil.

Thanks for taking a look!

-- Ben from IL





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Pat3

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#1 posted 10-21-2013 03:47 PM

Well done, looks great.

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#2 posted 10-21-2013 03:56 PM

Well done. Very clean looking.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 06:30 PM

Love the natural look of the wood and the smooth edges! Well done!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 08:27 PM

Thanks for the comments guys! I’m very pleased with how it turned out too.

-- Ben from IL

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#5 posted 10-25-2013 04:48 PM

Pretty and well made gate, like the look of red cedar. It will serve you well for a long time. Great job!

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#6 posted 05-31-2018 04:10 AM

I like the clean look and no screws from front. How is it holding up now a few years later?

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#7 posted 06-02-2018 06:25 PM

Thank dmw2018! The gate is holding up well. I’ve been meaning to sand and recoat it for years but life gets in the way. haha

-- Ben from IL

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