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decorative wood gates plans and designs

                Designing Wooden Gates …is one of the more challenging aspects of outdoor woodwork. There is far too little information on the subject of building gates in existing publications. Who do you trust? Who actually knows? I checked on the above gates in Toronto that have been hanging…(Read More)

picket fence failure due to wrong materials

Poplar Wood – Not for Outdoors! I admit it. I used Poplar outdoors and quickly regretted it. We built a large fence and used Poplar trim. (See the Tennis Court Fence here) We asked 15 carpenters, 10 lumber yards and consulted every library book on the shelf to find out what would last and what wouldn…(Read More)