Solid Build Wooden Drive Thru Driveway Gate

We built this beauty using clear, kiln dried, vertical grain, old growth western red cedar. This is all half-lap construction, and with all those joints (with exterior glue and screws), this gate will never sag! Click on the images below to see the project details.

  • The CAD design

    The CAD design

  • The CAD design
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    Some views of the shop

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    Beautiful hillside site with solid masonry columns

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    Glued clamped and screwed

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    3 different colored grain plugs Nick is really pluggin away!

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    45 growth rings per inch!

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    1`` thick x 6¼`` wide panels let-in flush to frame

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    Heavy straps welded to hinges on site

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    Penofin used as stain-sealer