How to Strengthen a Picket Gate?

Answer A rickety picket gate can destroy the appearance of the rest of the fence -- and if it's too weak, it may become impossible to use. Adding a brace to the back of the gate provides strength and stab... Read More »

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How to Build a Cedar Picket Gate?

Gates are useful for security, privacy and safety of children and pets. Designed and built well, they can also be an attractive addition to a property. A gate must be built very sturdily, as it wil... Read More »

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You are constructing a chain link fence you have a 4 feet gate how far apart do you place the posts for the gate?

AnswerIt is not an exact science. When I built mine I measured from where the post would be sitting on the hinge side to where I needed the post to sit so that the gate closer would hit it right. T... Read More »

How do I align a picket fence?

Set the First PostsDig two post holes 3 feet in depth with a post-hole digger. These are the outside corner post holes of the front fence line. Put the fence posts in the holes while keeping them s... Read More »