House 9 Remodeling: Constructing Secret Gates – Day 3

On day 2 of this project, I made substantial progress and neared the completion of the DIY construction of the secret gates at House 9.  Today, with all the surrounding framing in place, I started by completing the top header wall above the double…

House 9 Remodeling: Constructing Secret Gates – Day 2

In day 1 of this project, I constructed one of the two double gates at House 9 and wrapped up the day by setting the second of the two posts which will hold the double gates.  Today, I continue with my DIY secret gate…

House 9 Remodeling: Constructing Secret Gates – Day 1

In my last post, I described my vision of replacing the current double gates at House 9 with a new set of secret gates disguised as a section fence with the incorporation of a top header wall.  After spending weeks mulling over design ideas…

House 9 Remodeling: Side Yard Double Gate Replacement – The Vision

In our last post, we completed the DIY replacement of the wood privacy fence along the east property line of House 9.  Unfortunately, the wood double gates which join the fence to the front of the house is now looking quite sorry next to…