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.
Solid Build Wooden Drive Thru Driveway Gate
The CAD design
Some views of the shop
Beautiful hillside site with solid masonry columns
Glued clamped and screwed
3 different colored grain plugs Nick is really pluggin away!
45 growth rings per inch!
1`` thick x 6¼`` wide panels let-in flush to frame
Heavy straps welded to hinges on site
Penofin used as stain-sealer