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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.
This Plan shows how to make and fit double lumber gates and how to offset and align the hinges, thus enabling the gates to open over raised ground.
11 ft wide each side, center post, cable supported. Follow the instructions on that page to quickly find the plan number. This plan number is 5614.
As the seasons change so does the width of the gate opening, usually the tops of the posts are pushed in as the fence swells in the wet weather. This gate topper will prevent that as well as adding a nice touch to the entrance.