How to Build a Deck Gate?


One can find various articles and videos that will teach them how to build a deck gate. These sources will include step by step instructions. One will begin this project by building the frame for the gate.
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How to Build a Gate for a Deck
A deck with a handrail should have a fence. If the deck is higher than 18 inches, you should install a gate instead of gaining access to the yard beyond the deck. A few things should be pointed out before beginning to build your gate. The first is to... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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