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A Traditional Driveway Gate Design with Embedded Steel Frames

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WOOD DRIVEWAY GATES #33
This Driveway Gate Style is Base Price + 11%
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The left leaf of Driveway Gate #33.
As an embedded steel gate, the top of the left stile featues a 1" pin welded to the inner frame and rising proud to fit the site-provided pivot plate.
On the bottom, the plate with its 1" dia pin is welded to the inner frame and will correspond to the pivot plate of the in-ground motor

Complicated.
Our wood driveway gates with the embedded steel frames are complicated to build, and insistent on aligning the various pivot pins to the specs of the in-ground motor housings to 1/32" tolerance, lest the gates swing out of alignment and stress the motor bearings.

But . . . the advantage, to some, is the ability to feature a wood gate that spans an opening of any width, without exposing the steel frames.

 
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Custom Wood Driveway Gate #33

 

 


Ross, CA

With In-Ground automation, the motors are concealed below the stone directly beneath the gates. Whereas the traditional motors are mounted on a concrete pad just inside each gate post. A visual expression of approximately 28" x 24".

In-ground: The CUBIC 6H-6HV for heavy dutyuse--- by Ditec Entrematic
For San Francisco Bay Area In-Ground automation, contact Ted Olsen: email: tedaolsen@gmail.com

 
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Custom Wood Driveway Gate #33 in Marin County, CA

 

 


Ross, CA

One of two identical automated Driveway Entrance Gates in Marin County, CA to accomodate an entry / exit driveway configuration. With a matching pedestrian gate in the center.

 
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Double Wood Driveway Gate #33 in San Francisco area

 

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Custom wood driveway gate #33-1

 

 


Mobile, Alabama

Driveway Gate #33-1 in Alabama.
Flanked by a pair of panes provided by the site.


 
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Custom wood driveway gate #33-1 in Alabama
 


Mobile, Alabama

The photo of the site that helped us to settle on the #31 as the best solution to compliment the architecture.

 
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Wood Driveway gates in the South.

 

 

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Truing the top rail radius
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look at this ancient tool. The bottom sole of the plane is adjusted by the threaded knob on top to conform to the concave and convex radius of the stock.

 
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Radii plane for building arched wood gates
 



The bottom edge is created by tracing the top profile with a mortising gauge set to the width of the rail, or 5-1/4".

 
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Step-by-step guide to building a wood gate


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