LumberJocks

Cedar entry gate in Seattle

  • Advertise with us
Project by savannah505 posted 243 days ago 1770 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently returned from Seattle after finishing up 4 months of work up there. It’s nice to be back in a warmer climate, although it was a great summer up there, it started getting the usual wet and cold days starting in October. I worked primarily on the restoration and remodel of a 1948 ranch house. I worked on 4 different jobs while I was there, but primarily the ranch house took up most of my time. My best friend Doug of 30+ years asked me to come up and work with him a while. I always jump at the chance to work with my old buddy, so off I went. This cedar entry gate was at one of the jobs I did while there. I am making a gate latch to match the look of the gate entry and it was easier to do that here in Florida in my shop where I have welder and metal tools. So the latch is not in the pictures here, but I’m almost done with it. This took Doug and I about 4 1/2 days including setting the main posts in concrete. We also did all the metal work on site. Hope you enjoy it. – Dan

-- Dan Wiggins





18 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14821 posts in 1784 days


#1 posted 243 days ago

Great work, Love the look and stlye.. What a solid build…. I’m sure they love it….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View WoodChuckPO's profile

WoodChuckPO

7 posts in 682 days


#2 posted 243 days ago

Great craftsmanship and thoughtful design!

Chuck

-- Chuck, Port Orange, Florida

View shopdog's profile

shopdog

552 posts in 2081 days


#3 posted 243 days ago

Love it
clean looking
great build

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

View NickyP's profile

NickyP

106 posts in 318 days


#4 posted 243 days ago

Nicely done. Love the pergola . . . very inviting as it “welcomes” you into the yard as well as a a nice attraction to the eye while in the yard I’m sure. A great enhancement to your home.

-- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

6766 posts in 1899 days


#5 posted 243 days ago

beautiful gate, and i bet working with your friend was worth so much, but i do know that there is nothing better then home sweet home and your own mattress, glad you had a wonderful trip.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View BetterDecksandfences's profile

BetterDecksandfences

5 posts in 250 days


#6 posted 243 days ago

What a great gate. I love how clean the design is. I bet that homeowner was a happy client :).

-- Mike, Atlanta, Georgia, http://betterdecksandfences.com http://fencecompanyatlanta.org

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

111999 posts in 2172 days


#7 posted 243 days ago

Very nice work Dan

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Marty Smoley's profile

Marty Smoley

156 posts in 315 days


#8 posted 243 days ago

Beautiful gate and a nice story to go with it. Getting together with friends and doing things together is great :)

-- Marty, http://www.wickedpiggy.com

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15382 posts in 1462 days


#9 posted 243 days ago

This is very nicely done and adds a lot of character to the house.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

2458 posts in 488 days


#10 posted 243 days ago

Awesome job. Love the deign and craftsmanship

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

View tinnman65's profile

tinnman65

1104 posts in 2009 days


#11 posted 243 days ago

Beautiful work Dan, nothing better than spending time with your friends.The pictures don’t show much out side the gate but it looks like a nice view from the 2nd picture.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View Rick's profile

Rick

6455 posts in 1628 days


#12 posted 242 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2254 posts in 1478 days


#13 posted 242 days ago

nice work; did you make the metal strapping yourself too?

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View Vicki's profile

Vicki

931 posts in 1940 days


#14 posted 238 days ago

Uber nice. It will last and be beautiful forever.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2433 posts in 2681 days


#15 posted 238 days ago

Very attractive build! It’s amazing how much class a fancy gate like that can add to a property. Well done!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase