FABULOUS FINDS: FRONT GATE FINISHED
It was love at first sight.
If you will recall, we went looking for an antique iron gate for our front entryway. And we found it at
The truck arrives:
They measure, they solder, they sweat a lot (it’s close to 100 that day…)
They rust-proof the hinges:
Hanging, but not quite finished…
There are eight rosettes: here is one before we “refinished” it
and here it is, all beautified:
Then, we put on this former latch from a set of outdoor shutters. This way the gate(s) stays closed without having to put a center anchor pole down into the bricks.
And here it is open, with a backstop now attached: