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Project by JoeRPhilly posted 04-09-2014 07:45 PM 862 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 2 of these to block the stairs from our toddler. Made from cherry and ash for the spindles. My first project with mortise and tenon joinery. Much more fun than buying some. Thanks for looking.





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LesB

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#1 posted 04-09-2014 07:53 PM

It is even more fun making the kids. Nice work on both.
As WC Fields was quoted “Kids are great, everyone should have one in a cage”.

-- Les B, Oregon

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Rick

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#2 posted 04-10-2014 06:41 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed. Well Done. Thanks for Posting.

Rick

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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Revrand1

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#3 posted 04-10-2014 05:19 PM

They look great! I bought a set when we had our first child and always kinda felt lazy that I did not attempt the project myself. We have another one on the way and I may have to give something like this a shot! Good work!

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Tim

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#4 posted 04-10-2014 06:52 PM

Nice looking. Even some of the commercial ones forget about making the bars all vertical so it’s harder to climb over them.

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BinghamtonEd

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#5 posted 04-11-2014 12:57 PM

Very nice and well executed! I think you’ll find that this will be one of the projects you’re most proud of, mine is. Good choice on the joinery, it will be rock solid. I built mine using the same methods and it’s sustained being rammed with the cozy coup countless times without issue.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#6 posted 04-12-2014 12:26 AM

Great job, nice gate also

-- Norman

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