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Gates

Trying to outfit your gate with a hinge, lock, latch; and perhaps a gate wheel? Gauging the size and strength of a gate hinge can be a daunting task, since you have to consider both the weight of the gate door and its width, which affects the door’s center of gravity. The good news, though, [...]

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Some of the various ways to mount hinges on a gate, barn door or carriage house door are: Surface mounted, which includes T-hinges and Strap hinges Butt Hinges with dummy straps Bolt Hook & Strap Spring Hinges, either spring butt hinges or double acting spring hinges

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