The hardware for the gate on this fence required an additional build-out piece on the latch-side gate post. Check the requirements for your hardware. Cut and attach the piece if needed and take it into account when measuring for the gate rails.
If you are planning to build a wooden fence for privacy reasons you can do so in one weekend. All you have to do is grab a friend, follow some instructions and you’ll be on your way to building a great gate for your wooden fence. You can buy either treated wood orwood. Treated wood will have ...
If you want your gate to be invisible (look just like part of the fence, with hinges and latches on the inside) make sure you precut a few inches off the bottom of your pickets or panel before you build the gate.
My gate threshold is 3 ft and I want to make sure that I closely match the gaps used in the rest of the fence. So lay out the boards on the ground and get an idea of where you can fudge things.
This is Darla. Darla is an incredibly sweet basset hound that needs a closed yard to keep her safe from her olfactory wanderlust. This fence was made specifically with her in mind, but is part of a much larger full makeover of my yard.