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Matthias Wandel Inspired Stair Gate

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Project by Sk1pp3r posted 215 days ago 4673 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple parallelogram stair gate I saw on Woodgears.ca designed by Matthias Wandel. He makes some pretty amazing stuff.

Our front entryway doesn’t have very much space so this gate works perfectly. It folds up the stairs instead of opening into the front door. I still have to finish it, but can’t decide if I want to stain it the same color as the railing or paint it white.

Made out of pine scraps I had laying in the garage.





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 215 days ago

That is so neat the way it folds up and away.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 215 days ago

Well done compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Sk1pp3r

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#3 posted 215 days ago

Thanks guys!

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phijo

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#4 posted 215 days ago

Very nice. If only my kids were still young enough.

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Sk1pp3r

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#5 posted 215 days ago

Well, we use ours for our dog so it’s never too late I suppose :)

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 214 days ago

great idea.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 214 days ago

Now that is one great gate with a lot of practical uses. Thanks for sharing, just added it to my projects list.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Sk1pp3r

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#8 posted 214 days ago

Thanks!

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#9 posted 211 days ago

Favorited. Nice job.

-- Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. -Groucho Marx

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