Garden Gate Pictures

Garden Gate

Garden Gate

Latch

Latch

This is the latch Dave made for the gate.  We’d been thinking it over for a few days.  I still didn’t have any ideas.  I was hung up on using the old gear that Dave found half-buried in the dirt near the old gin foundation.  It just wanted to be a door/handle thing.  Then we dug up this big old wrench (which we also found at HTF)-    Started putting the two together …came up with this design.  The wrench acts as a counterweight to keep the latch closed.
Top of gate

Top of gate

I drew the design on the metal using a sharpie.  Dave used a plasma torch to cut it out.  1/2 Sun-  1/2 Moon and Stars.
Sun, Moon, Stars

Sun, Moon, Stars

Another gate flourish

Another gate flourish

Another design I drew out on some of the metal left-over from the topper…..kind of an organic scrolly thing-ma-bob.
Pictures of it painted will be in the future!

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