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
  • 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