Follow these free woodworking plans and build a fabulous garden gate. Of course the measurements can be adjusted to suit your space.
I always enjoy making gates because they are actually just a simple frame with no complicated joints, yet the finished job is big and looks impressive.
The purpose of this project is to make a 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. Build your own picket gate with these free instructions.
With just a few tools you can build this elegant yet simple garden gate. 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.
A traditional gateway with ornamental detail. The ornamental detail of the posts is simpler than it looks, layers of dimensional lumber do the trick.
I chose to make my gate a double swing gate because of the added width provided by two doors. It took me one day to build and install the gates. Here are my notes on how the frame was built.
Building a durable gate to complete the homemade wood fence, including selecting hinges, and frame walk gates. Learn how to build a z-frame gate for your fence.
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. A bit of forethought can alleviate these problems.
A tutorial in both Metric and Inches to build a standard simple garden gate. Follow along at the link to see how it is done.