Cut the upright side planks about 3 inches shorter than the height of the gate. Screw in the top and bottom planks. Drill a pilot hole for the screws before putting them in so that they do not split the wood. Fasten with deck screws, pre-drilling to keep the wood from splitting.
Build a Wooden Fence and Gate. Step 1: The Motivation. This is Darla. Step 2: Preparations. The first thing to do is decide where you want your fence. Step 3: Dig Holes, Plumb Posts. Step 4: Concrete. Step 5: A Little Trick. Step 6: Cross Pieces. Step 7: The Gate. Step 8: Build the Gate.
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