Split rail fencing becomes popular this time. It usually find at village area. This style of fence brings country and so pastoral impression. If you want to get this kind of fence for your lawn why not make it yourself, diy job is not so difficult, you know! If you want to know how to build a split rail fence gate, you can make effort simply as instructions below:
Initially, you need to prepare all tools for your building action. For example: woods, screws, brackets, screwdriver, hinges, gate latch, saw, measuring tape, and gloves to protect your hands.
You have to determine the size of split rail fence gate at the first step. Measure your fence with measuring tape correctly. It must have same height with fence but the size need to be several inches smaller than the fence to get the right open-and-close function. Next, construct the gate system into the correct square gate shape, join it together at the corners with the hinges and brackets. Check them so they are joined securely to the positions.
Now you need to append your rails to the frame. These wooden rails need to be about an inch shorter than the width of your gate construction. Put them over the edge with wood screws.When the fence already has proper size and shape, you can secure on the latch by appending it to the fence about halfway down. Carefully measure it even. Then make sure that you examine the other half of the latch, it should be screwed tightly into the positions on the fence itself as well. Then you ought to connect it with wood screws. Make sure they line up perfectly before settling the establishment.
Finally, connect your new split rail fence gate to your fence. After you verify that it is all lined up, you can join it safely with screws and hinges. It is your diy job of a split rail fence. Now you know how to build a split rail fence gate easily!
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