How we make your gates

Precision marking of timber .

Initial marking out of timber framing prior to cutting in mortise holes to suit tenon legs.

Cutting in mortise holes.

Mortise holes cut into 65 mm thick iroko timber ready for a snug fitting tenon leg.

Tenon leg insert joins.

Tenon legs cut and ready for gluing and connection of wedge tenoned join.

Gluing of the mortise and tenon join

Using the best waterproofing glue available the mortise and tenon join is slipped into situ.

Wede pegging.

Wedges are hammered into join after clamping of full assembly of gate framework. 

finished wedge tenon join.

Excess material cut off and sanded with a finished join that will never ever separate.........….Peachy.