WOOD GATES #114

This Garden Gate is Base Price + 30% /per gate (With Acrylic rod)
Base Price + 18% / per gate (w/o acrylic rod)
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As a single or double wood gates.

WOOD GATES #114-5

+ 40% /per gate (with acrylic rods)
Mill Valley CA

After a series of early commissions following the speculative design for garden gate #114, we can feature a project with the accompanying fence design. #144-5, introduces Fence Panel Style #8. Built on a sloping grade, the bottom horizontal rails of both the double gates and the accompanying panels are tapered to the slope.

The neighbor Mommy Dino has arranged a play date for Baby Dino with the ever-popular Viggo.
Come on out, Viggo . . . No need to hide under the paper fold. It’s only Baby Dino.

site photograph showing custom wood gates #114-5 in Marin County, California

WOOD GATES #114-5

Mill Valley CA

Utilizing Option A in the various options available for sloping grades, we have tapered the bottom rails of garden fence #8 and stepped the panels.  The double wood gates are tapered across the bottom, but level across the top.

See Sloping Grades.

site photograph showing the double garden gates #114-5 on a sloping grade in Marin County, California

WOOD GATES #114-5

Mill Valley CA

Double wood gates on a sloping grade require a landing zone to accommodate an in-swing toward the property. A “Landong Zone’ being the 32” required by code between the wooden gates and any steps leading up, or down. If the landing zone is not level, the gates must be hung high enough off the grade to clear the rising slope.

site photograph featuring the wood gates #114-5 in Marin County, californnia

WOOD GATES #114-5

Mill Valley CA

Meet Viggo, The 6-month old Toy Poodle who safely scouts the comings and goings of every neighbor and passersby from the peek-a-boo barrier of his new fence. On this day, this particular day, his human has arranged a play date with a new friend. He’s been watching, and waiting, all morning.

close-up site photo showing the wood garden fence #8 with a dog.

WOOD GATES #114

with acrylic rods
Tiburon, CA (Marin County)

Custom wood gates #114 was created originally for a fully renovated 1952 residence in Tiburon, CA.

Black acrylic rod
WoodRX ‘Mahogany’

cropped photograph showing the original wooden gates #114

WOOD GATES #114

Tiburon, CA

As the entrance wood gates, through an atrium garden courtyard en route to the front door.

The gate latch, cane bolt, and dead bolt is offered through 360 Yardware.

site photograph showing the entrance wood gates #114 in Tiburon, CaliforniaGarden Gates Wooden #114 in Tiburon, CA

CUSTOM WOOD GATES #114

Tiburon, CA

Custom wood gates #114. 

site photograph showing the double entry gate #114 in Tiburon, California

WOOD GATES #114-7

Mill Valley, CA

As the primary pedestrian gate entry. At the street level in a neighborhood without sidewalks. An entire county, basically, that cannot be bothered  with the courteous infrastructure of providing sidewalks. Sidewalks for young mothers with their baby strollers or seniors and their daily walking exercise, or young’ns with their training-wheel bikes. A county with a median housing value of $1.8 million, without sidewalks. As opposed to everything east of the Rockies, where sidewalks are the equivalent to  winter coats in January.   

custom wood entry gates #144-7 in Marin County, CA

WOOD GATES #114-7

Mill Valley, CA

The secondary pedestrian gate off the driveway gates.
Rocky Mountain latches E414.

wood gates #114-7 in Mill Valley, CA

WOOD GATES #114-7

Mill Valley, CA

To be fair, Marin County was populated by summer cottages –shacks–for the gold-rich San Franciscans in the mid to late 19th century. Built and framed with first-growth redwood milled on site. As the decades passed and the city matured, the ‘shacks’ were renovated one by one, and the new homes were clustered between the originals wherever they  would fit–cantilevered off the steep hillsides– and yet, 175 years later, there was still no time nor patience to be bothered with the simple civic liability of sidewalks. 

Here we show the full splay, with the Driveway Gates Style #10, the terraced fence panels Style #8, and the two pedestrian gates #144-7.

wood gates, driveway gates, and wood fence panels in Mill Valley, CA

WOOD GATES #114-7

No acrylic rods
Mill Valley, CA

custom wood wood gate 114-6

WOOD GATES #114-1

Custom wood gates #114-1 shown without the acrylic rods.

cropped photo showing the wood gates #114 without the acrylic rod.wood gates for ranch style architecture

WOOD GATES #114-1

Palo Alto, CA

Entry wood gates #114-1 in Silicone Valley, south of San Francisco.
Rocky Mountain latch #E358
WoodRX ‘Teak’

site photo showing the entry wood gates #114-1 in Palo Alto, California

WOOD GATES #114-2

No acrylic rods
Seattle, WA

Double entry wood gates #114-2 for a renovated 1950’s postmodern home in Seattle.

Finished on site with a dark green solid body stain. Unknown brand.
When painting the gates, the cedar should be fully exposed to the elements for 203 weeks tio allow it to acclimate prior to the application of paint, solid-body stains, or any finish that does not absorb.

site photo showing the double entry wood gates #114-2 in Seattle, Washington

WOOD GATES #114-2

Seattle, WA

The entry prior to installing the double entry wood gates.

site photograph featuring the double wood gates #114-2 in Seattle, Washingtongarden entry in Seattle, WA

WOOD GATES #114-3

With acrylic rods
Sonoma, CA

The wood gates #114-3 shown at only 46″ net height.

cropped photo showing the shorter Double Wooden Gates #114-3 in Sonoma, CA

WOOD GATES #114-3

Sonoma, CA

Note that the jambs on this application of the wood gates style #114 have been mounted toward the property edge of the columns. Although the majority of the gates/jambs are centered within the column depth, mounting as shown below does offer a wider swing arc. And yet there is always a danger of ‘chip out’ when bolting close to the edge of a stucco/block column.

site photograph showing the custom wood gates #114-3 in Sonoma, California

WOOD GATES #114-3

Sonoma, CA

A1950’s makeover. Perfect for the entry garden gate #114.
No finish.
So what architectural style is not perfect for this gate style?
Victorians
Colonials
Italianate Palladio
Saltbox

site photograph showing the custom wood gates #114-3 in sonoma, california

WOOD GATES #114-4

With acrylic rods
San Anselmo CA

The single entry wood gate #114-4, with acrylic rods.

WoodRX ‘Mahogany’

cropped image showing the single wood gate #114-4

WOOD GATES #114-4

San Anselmo CA

Entry wood gate #114-4 shown with a 3rd-party arbor. Mounting to stone columns where the stone is smooth enoiugh that the jambs mount directly onto the stone.

Site photograph showing the outdoor wood gate #114-4 Marin county, California

MATCHING PANEL #8

The matching Fence Style #8 to the wood gates #114.

Cropped photo showing the matching wood garden fence #8

WOOD GATES #114-6

IN-PROGRESS
How to build the wood gate #114

WOOD GATES #114–PROGRESS

Dadoing the grid joints for the wooden gates #114 involve the use of stop blocks and spacer blocks to accommodate the wider grid dividers. .

shop progress photo showing how to build wood gate #114Photo credit: Ben Prowell

 

WOOD GATES #114–PROGRESS

Hand-planing with a low-angle (25º) Veritas plane. A well-honed blade is equivalent to a properly honed scraper with the exception the plane removes more stock. The finished surface, for both, is preferred over a sanded surface.

shop progress photo of woodworking hand planesPhoto credit: Ben Prowell

WOOD GATES #114–PROGRESS

Ben illustrating the proper method for working a low-angle block plane. Although the pressure is slightly more on the heel–or his left hand–the thumb of the right hand prevents the potential ‘dig’. Resulting in an even stroke.

Although Ben learned his planing techniques from Charles, and Charles from his father and his father from his father, Ben is the only one in this lineage to spend two years at the venerable North Bennet Street School of Fine Woodworking in Boston, where for two years, six days a week, they focused on the minutia to a level that, upon Ben’s return,  Charles became the student and Ben the teacher. 

in the shop with ben prowell, hand-planing wood gate #144Photo credit: Ben Prowell

 

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#114——1115–Roberts
#114-1—1429-Fuery
#114-2—1522-Woolf
#114-3- 1547-Vitt
#114-4—1803-Fulz
#114-5— 1860-Gnadt
#114-7-2227-Orlesky