Gate is 99.9% Complete

by ben smithson on

Okay, okay. I neglected to factor in the recent daylight savings time change. The project got stretched out over a couple weeks. I even took a half-day off last week to wrap up the first half of the build. I finished the main gate build this past Sunday and it’s looking passable! After a small measurement hiccup, things went smoothly. The final gate sits level, and there is a little bit more gap than I would prefer on the latch side. But it’s just fine for a home DIY project. We saved a lot of money compared to having a contractor do the work.

What’s left? I am going to secure the latch-side 4×4 post in to the fence with a couple of lag screws, but that’s about it!

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I built the gate on the ground first.

I built the gate on the ground first.

A close-up of the finished project.

A close-up of the finished project.

It's done!

It’s done!

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