The client wanted a decorative fence and gate at the end of their driveway. Another contractor had finished building the Japanese Tea-house inspired shed as we began working on the landscape design. The following is more detail on this project that we designed and built in-house for our client.
After several sketches and multiple ideas on the design and pattern for the fence and gate, we reached the final plan. As you can see in the photos, we designed a Cedar semi-private fence with lots of detail. The lower section has alternating sizes of vertical boards. The upper section offers the next pattern. A cedar shingle roof covers the fencing. Then we have the large walk-through gate with overhead cedar roof. The gate is built out of solid cedar with half-lapped joints and a custom inset using black bamboo.
The details continue in that there are almost no fasteners visible from either side of the fence and gate. We used construction methods that are typical to furniture building to hide the screws from sight. It takes longer to build anything this way, but the finished project is like a beautiful piece of furniture.
Wanted to share some photos of a project we enjoyed working on in 2010.
Published December 15th, 2011 9:07 PM
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