This woodworkers list of woodworking plans features a collection of construction projects for building various gates for your garden. Any moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer can build. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects.
Ron visited the town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, America is oldest seaport. Residents, such as Mike Carrigan and Lisa Hollett, are proud of this town is history and they like their home to reflect this history in traditional New England style. That is why they enclosed their deck with a classic latticework fence, featuring a decorative archway over the stairs. The deck was perfect until their two-year-old daughter, Kashlyn, began pushing farther and farther in her childhood explorations. Now, Mike and Lisa need a gate under the archway and Ron is just the man to help them build it.
The purpose of this project is to make a standard 900mm (36 inches) high picket gate a little bit harder for small kids to open and let themselves (as well as their dogs) into any area they may not be allowed into unsupervised.
12 ft SWINGING + 4 ft TELESCOPING EXTENSION, 1.5 inches D PIPE. This agricultural building plan is a download plan that is PDF file format. Follow the instructions on that page to quickly find the plan number. This plan number is 6151.
A fair amount of thought had to go into the design of these gates. The driveway had an uphill slope, therefore the bottom of the gates had to be about 250mm (10 inches) above the ground in closed position to allow the gates to open over the sloping drive.
In Garden Gate issue 75 we shared the plan and steps for building our beautiful, yet simple-to-build gate in a couple days with just a few tools. Here are the instructions, along with even more details, tips and photos. Plus, we share the simple steps to modifying our gate to fit your situation.
As with all outside timber structures, gates have to be designed to withstand the elements. It is a relatively common experience to have difficulty trying to open (and shut) some timber gates that are either jammed between the posts, or have sagged and are dragging on the ground. A bit of forethought can alleviate these problems.
A side gate or garden gate is usually placed to protect certain areas and/or to keep kids or pets in, intruders or animals out, or even just for privacy. Generally, a side gate or garden gate is about 1800mm (6ft) high. <br>As with all outside timber structures, gates have to be designed to withstand the elements. It is a relatively common experience to have difficulty trying to open (and shut) some timber gates that are either jammed between the posts, or have sagged and are dragging on the ground. A bit of forethought can alleviate these problems. Helpful information at this site.
This project is a very basic 1800mm (6ft) high fence gate. It is an easy weekend project which can be made in a few hours but should be spread over two days as the concrete for the posts has to harden before the gate can be fitted
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