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14 Dec Posted by in Garden Gates, Garden Structures, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

A hand split cedar pedestrian gate with an arbour as part of a driveway set.  A solid design made of salvaged cedar is given a creative flair with a carved design of a west coast landscape.  The arbour over the top of the gate has the carved address in a piece of unsplit cedar driftwood.

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14 Dec Posted by in Driveway Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

Hand split, salvaged red cedar gates make for a solid set of driveway gates with a pedestrian gate on the side.  An enlarged carving of the Bluenose schooner adds a creative, local (and national) themed feature for this ocean side property.

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13 Jul Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

This is a new hand split gate for a client who had some fencing built a few years ago, and wanted to upgrade the old gate to one which would match the style of fence.  Made from reclaimed red cedar and constructed with mortise and tenon joinery, this gate has been left without a finish, […]

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12 Apr Posted by in Hinges and Latches, Portfolio | Comments Off on Hand Forged Cane Bolt

Hand Forged Cane Bolt

Hand Forged Cane Bolt

This hand forged cane bolt made by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks is for a double pedestrian gate, keeping one gate securely closed unless the extra space is needed for a wheelbarrow or other gardening tools.  The cane bolt is lifted and rested in the metal piece above.

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12 Apr Posted by in Hinges and Latches, Portfolio | Comments Off on Hand Forged Gate Hinges

Hand Forged Gate Hinges

Hand Forged Gate Hinges

    These hand forged gate hinges were made by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks.  A set of four fits the two saloon style pedestrian gates of this project.  

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12 Apr Posted by in Hinges and Latches, Portfolio | Comments Off on Hand Forged Sprung Latch

Hand Forged Sprung Latch

Hand Forged Sprung Latch

This sprung latch was hand forged by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks, following the design of all my custom sprung latches.    

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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Garden Structures, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

This entrance way opens into a future bamboo garden in a secluded west coast forest.  The arbour was designed to reflect a traditional Japanese style, with a large 4″ in diameter piece of bamboo sitting just below the top piece.  All wood is salvaged red cedar, and has been hand split to allow for the natural curves […]

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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

These double pedestrian gates open into a future bamboo grove in a secluded forest.  Made from hand split cedar reclaimed from beaches, and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery.  These gates reflect the pattern of cedar pickets and bamboo that continues throughout the whole fencing project.

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15 Aug Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

This hand split cedar pedestrian gate adds an entrance way to the front of the house, separating the space from the car port.  The copper and rolled iron decorative metal work was inspired by a previous custom gate.

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10 May Posted by in Fences, Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Herb Garden Fence

Herb Garden Fence

Herb Garden Fence

Here is a small enclosure for an herb garden, accessible from the existing deck of the house.  All the wood is salvaged cedar split by hand, with posts set on saddles to protect the wood from moisture.  The pickets are spaced lightly, topped by a curving line under the uppermost rail.  The back side of […]

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