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: