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No country house is complete without a reliable and durable fence around the perimeter of the site. At the same time, it is necessary to equip the entrance and entrance to the territory of the land plot. You can order a factory-made gate or gate, but it is better to design the entrance complex with your own hands in an original way.

And how to do it correctly, what materials can be used, you will learn from our article.

When constructing a fence on the territory of the dacha, it is necessary to think in advance about what the entrance will be. Solving this issue will help make your fence a single composition made in the same style.

You can provide a free-standing gate, as well as design its location next to the gate for the car. Often the owners of houses equip a complicated structure – a gate with a gate built into them.

A variety of materials can be used for manufacturing. There is a possibility of combining and decorating them. The most common solutions are the following:

  • installation of a profile pipe with a mesh netting is a simple, but not too original and aesthetically attractive way of arrangement;
  • construction of a durable metal frame with a durable corrugated sheathing with possible decoration with additional decor;
  • elegant wood construction;
  • a prestigious wrought-iron gate, which not only has a long service life, but also has a unique appearance;
  • combining different materials.

The appearance of such products, advantages and disadvantages you can see on the presented photos of the gate. There are many options for arrangement, each summer resident makes a decision based on his own wishes and the style of design of the suburban landscape.

Design of the structure

The door leading to the courtyard of a private lady can open in any direction. However, it is recommended to design it in such a way that it still opens inward. So you don't have to think about the possibility of injury to a guest or just a passerby. Especially if the fence is close to the roadway or pedestrian path.

To ensure the protection of the house and the safety of residents, the hinges must be covered without fail. At the same time, you need to securely fasten the lock on the gate.

The size should be as convenient as possible both for a passing person and for people bringing, for example, pieces of furniture or building materials. That is why it is recommended to design the width of the structure at least 750-1000 mm. Poles do not need to be taken into account. But the height of the door should be approximately 1.8-2 m.

But it is necessary to take into account the features and dimensions of the fence itself, so that the composition looks as natural as possible. Many novice craftsmen make mistakes and make calculations based on the fastening of the canvas to the pillars closely. This is not true. There should be a gap between them:

  • from the hinges 6 mm;
  • in the direction from the ground at least 8 mm;
  • on the other sides more than 2 mm.

The classic version of wood

Making a wooden gate with your own hands is quite simple. The material used is perfectly amenable to construction manipulations, and the resulting design will always look original. In addition, it is easy to decorate. But it is desirable that the fence itself be made of a similar material.

First, the supports are made. To do this, prepare asbestos pipes. The sidewalls on which the gate will be attached can be made of pine. After the boards are aligned in the vertical direction, they must be fixed to the supports with screws.

The frame should be assembled from pre-painted boards. All elements are attached to the corners. Brass bars and screws are used for fixing. Toothed metal plates will provide higher rigidity.

Loops are fixed on the support frame. If the frame passes well into the opening, then you need to make a slope and fix it on the base. The frame is attached to the hinges. After that, put the sheathing boards. For this purpose, self-tapping screws are used. Corner slats require a stronger attachment in three screws. Then you can make a latch and a handle.

The installation of a gate made of wood can also be done as follows:

  • a profile pipe is cut, from which the frame is equipped with welding, followed by grinding;
  • hinges are attached;
  • boards are laid out on the frame, holes are drilled with subsequent fastening with bolts;
  • the gate is hung, primed, varnished.

The use of profiled flooring for gates

If you want your gate to serve you for more than a dozen years, retaining its original appearance, then you should pay attention to such material as corrugated board. It also has the following advantages:

  • high strength;
  • corrosion resistance;
  • ease of installation;
  • UV resistance.

In order to quickly and efficiently make a gate from profiled flooring, it is necessary to follow the following procedure:

  • Production of a frame frame by welding method from a 60x30 mm profile pipe. In the center, it is necessary to weld a jumper, on which the sheets will be attached.
  • With the help of self-tapping screws, the profiled flooring is attached to the frame. Screwing is performed through each wave. It is recommended to mount at three levels – bottom, top and middle.
  • The sheathed gate is attached to the supports on hinges.
  • Locking the lock or latches.

Forging design

Wrought-iron gates radiating nobility and antiquity will help to decorate the interior of the suburban area. To make them yourself, you will have to work a little.

In addition, you will need additional equipment – a vise, an anvil, a forge, a welding machine, cold forging machines.

Our instructions on how to make a gate will help you:

  • draw a sketch of the structure;
  • bind all the elements separately from each other;
  • the forging procedure is as follows: heat the block, burn it, prepare it, and then finish it in its final form;
  • prepare curly decorative patterns;
  • connect the profiles into a rectangular frame;
  • weld the basic elements to the manufactured frame;
  • sand all seams;
  • secure the door to the point type canopies;
  • clean the surface of the structure, prime and paint.

The forged version of the fence decoration will not only be the original completion of construction on the site, but also an excellent protection for the house. Swing gates with forging elements are especially popular in combination with metal fence frames.

Metal construction with mesh chain link

A convenient and durable version of the gate with a web of chain link is often used by summer residents who do not want to spend too much on the arrangement of the fence. This design is easy enough to install, does not require complex maintenance, can be operated for a long period of time.

However, there are certain disadvantages associated with low levels of noise isolation. In addition, it will be difficult to hide from prying eyes, will not be created barrier against the penetration of debris on the site.

After you have created a sketch, calculated the consumption of material and accessories, prepared the tool, it is necessary to proceed with the installation of a metal gate:

  • cut the profile pipe according to the desired dimensions;
  • using a welding machine, assemble the frame;
  • attach the loops;
  • install the mesh to the frame and secure it to it;
  • hang the sash;
  • install the handle, overhead type lock;
  • sand, prime and paint the structure.

When you independently make a beautiful gate according to your own sketch, it will not only fulfill its main purpose, but also become the real pride of the master. Additionally, it can be decorated with decorative elements – an arch, a pergola, a canopy. The interior of a country house will only benefit from your original solutions.

Photo of a gate for a cottage