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Custom Planked Garden Gate: Handmade By Master Craftsman – GG7207

Built From Hand Hewn, Full Length Planks Of Solid, Genuine Old Growth Timber That Is Naturally Cured In The Arizona Desert Sun, With Mortise And Tenon, Pegged And Dowelled Construction; And Custom Gate Handles, That Are Made With Genuine Wrought Iron, Hammer, And Anvil, Over A Coal Fueled Fire, Each Individually Hand Forged By Master Blacksmiths, Never Cast, Copied, Drop Forged, Or Mass Produced

To Top It All Off, Our World Class Fine Art, Multi-Part, Hand Applied Process, Creates A Stain Finish That Actually Becomes Part Of The Wood, And Will Not Chip, Peel, Fade, Flake, Or Crack Like Paints And Powder Coats, Thus Creating A Vibrant Finish That Will Last Forever With Little Or No Maintenance


Custom Planked Garden Gate: Handmade By Master Craftsman

curved lever style door pull

All of our custom doors and gates are built with the highest quality materials available anywhere. This includes genuine, solid, full length timber that has been naturally cured in the Scottsdale, Arizona desert air, and hand hewn mortise and tenon construction. Handmade in the USA by skilled master craftsmen, and guaranteed to last forever with little or no maintenance.

We have created a traditional, solid wood, custom planked garden gate with an eyebrow arched top. The gate features a vertical planked wood main panel, with an opening at the top below the semi-arched top. 3 wood planks (vertical in the center, and one diagonally across each side) are the upper opening for added security to your garden entrance. The solid wood, vertical plank design, gives the gate a traditional feel, and the thick, solid, old growth timber provides a maximum level of security and durability to the elements. The perfect side entrance gate should always do three things: create a private intimate atmosphere, protect your property, and hold up against the toughest weather. At we can build you a gate that accomplish all of these objectives, and our semi arched, custom planked garden gate is a prime example of the work that is done by our master craftsmen. To top it all off, like all of our products, it is built to fine art quality specifications.

Our master craftsmen and blacksmiths create every thing by hand. Furthermore, each product is detailed to fine art specifications under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. Each gate is signed and certified as meeting appraisable fine art quality qualifications by H.J. Nick. This ensure of a product with future appreciable value in antiquity. When we create your traditional wooden custom planked garden gate, first, we start with renewable resource timber that is naturally air dried. Second, all of our wooden gates are built with hand hewn mortise and tenon joinery to ensure your custom gate, door, or furnishing will stand the test of time.

Custom Planked Garden Gate Hardware Details

Italian design door pull

The custom planked garden gate as pictured, feature a set of our popular curved lever style door handle on the front (pictured in section above) and our Italian design door pull on the back (pictured here). You can chooses these versatile handles for your custom garden gate or entrance door, or from any of the hundreds of styles available in our extensive catalog. All of our custom door handles and hardware are individually hand hammered into shape by our master blacksmiths over a coal fired forge. Never cast copied or mass produced.

All of our custom gate hardware is made from solid hand forged wrought iron. When we say hand forged, we mean hand hammered over a coal fired forge by master blacksmiths. Specifically, our hardware products are never cast, drop forged, or made using any other type of fast process. Because our custom door handles and hardware products are never mass produced, each piece is a one-of-a-kind item that is uniquely yours. The custom planked garden gate as pictured features our curved lever style door handle on the front, and our Italian design door pull on the back, each with matching iron backplates. These solid wrought iron door handles are each individually hand hammered into shape by our master blacksmiths, from genuine wrought iron, and each stands on its own as a unique piece of fine art gate hardware. If you choose, you can also add any of our custom door handles of theme theme door pulls from our extensive catalog to your gate, or choose the simple deadbolt lock as pictured. You can even submit your own picture or design idea and our design engineers and blacksmiths will custom craft it for you at no additional charge. In additional to custom handles, you can also choose to customize your gate with any accent elements to complete the essence of the design. This includes options including iron security grills, door knockers, ornamental hinge straps, wrought iron clavos, decorative overlays, and more. Each is individually hand hammered into shape so that no two are alike, never cast copied, or drop forged.

All of our genuine wrought iron hardware is finished with a hand applied, iron oxide, advance patina. This patina is heat applied at over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit so that it will bond to the molecules of the metal. What this means is a finish that will stand the test of time and look better with age. Because our finishes actually become part of the metal, they will never crack, flake, or fade like powders and paints. All of this adds up to a finish that will last forever with little or no maintenance. Our door hardware is always hand built to your specifications by our master blacksmiths using hand forged wrought iron. When we say hand forged, we mean with fire, hammer, and anvil. We never cast, drop forge, build from a mold, or use any type of fast or mass production process. This means that every time, you will receive a fine art quality piece of hardware that is uniquely yours, of investment quality, and built to stand the test of time. The hardware on your gate can be finished in any color you choose, or even matched to a sample that you submit.

The Fine Art Garden Gate Of Your Dreams

locking mechanism and handle on gate up close

Our wood finishes will never crack, flake, chip, or peel off like paints and powder coats. That is because our hand rubbed stain infusion process begins with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. Furthermore, additional steps add natural oils, waxes, and lacquers with curing between each step. That puts the finish into the wood, not just sprayed on. This means a finish that will stay beautiful for generations with little or no maintenance.

Our custom planked garden gate and all of our custom gates are master handcrafted in historically correct craft, and are not reproduction quality gates. Our historically inspired gate designs are built using the same period correct methods and materials as the original. Using the correct building methods and tools as the historic design, we can recreate a design specific for each client's needs. To top it all off, each gate provides maximum security and and appreciable investment value. Why spend your money on disposable products when you can own one that will add to your financial net worth.

Now you can own a beautiful, custom planked garden gate that captures natural beauty and includes custom fine art quality hardware. Our master-level craftsmen build each custom courtyard gate by hand using tried and tested methods from antiquity. Our techniques have tried and tested throughout history to a product that will last for generations. It is our belief that using the correct building methods and tools, is especially relevant when creating historic design. Furthermore, we will recreate any historic design at your request When it comes to custom gates, the sky is the limit at

Custom Planked Garden Gate Fine Art Finish Details

H.J. Nick signature panel

All of our products are designed by and built under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. A product is signed by H.J. Nick only after he has inspected it, and found to meet all world class fine art criteria.

The meticulous finish has been done in age old technique, using a 23-step hand rubbed process. We begin with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. That puts the finish in the wood not just sprayed on it. This allows for the fine natural wood grains to show to perfection. There are then 20 additional steps requiring the application of wax, oils and lacquers with curing times between each process. This method is performed on all furniture and door wood surfaces inside and out. This tried and tested finish detail is required in the making of a one-of-a-kind, family heirloom quality product that meets world class investment quality standards that will stand the test of time. This process is the only way with little maintenance and the simple process of cleaning with oil will allow for a beautiful natural patina that will make this door more beautiful over time.

We build the custom wooden garden gate, and all of our custom wooden gates to world class fine art standards. In fact, all of our products are built under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. Every product is personally inspected and signed by H.J. Nick, thus ensuring that your custom door, gate, or home furnishing has been found to meet all world class fine art qualifications. We can build any of our custom door or gate designs for use at either residential, or commercial properties. Our doors are available, pre-hung, in a solid wood structural jamb than can be bolted to any typical metal storefront. Make a proper first impression that reflects your personality and accomplishments in the same way kings, queens, and other aristocracy have done for thousands of years. Request pricing for our solid wood, custom planked garden gate today. Call to speak with one of our talented design engineers at 1-800-292-0008. At, our combination of fine grade materials, and master hand craftsmanship make for a quality of product that is unmatched anywhere at any price. In fact, we are so confident in the quality of our products and craftsmanship that we guarantee everything forever.

History Of Wooden Garden Gates Through The Eras

inverted arch wooden garden gate

The perfect side entrance gate should always do three things: create a private intimate atmosphere, protect your property, and hold up against the toughest weather. At we can build you a gate that accomplish all of these objective.

Wooden garden gates have been used for centuries as an essential feature of gardens and outdoor spaces. They serve multiple purposes, including providing security, delineating boundaries, enhancing privacy, and adding aesthetic appeal to a property. The history of wooden garden gates can be traced back to ancient civilizations, and their design and construction have evolved over time.

Ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, were among the earliest known cultures to incorporate gates into their gardens. These gates were typically made of wood and served both functional and decorative purposes. They were often adorned with intricate carvings and designs, reflecting the artistic sensibilities of those civilizations.

During the Middle Ages in Europe, garden gates became more prevalent and played a vital role in castle and monastery gardens. These gates were primarily made of timber and were designed to be sturdy and secure. They were often fortified with iron or metalwork, serving as a means of defense against intruders.

In the Renaissance period, garden gates took on a more ornamental and elaborate style. Inspired by classical architecture, the gates featured symmetrical patterns, intricate carvings, and sometimes even painted scenes. These gates were often made from high-quality hardwoods, such as oak or mahogany, and showcased the wealth and status of the garden owners.

During the Victorian era, garden design became more formal and structured, and the gates reflected this style. Wooden garden gates were commonly constructed using pickets or panels with decorative elements, such as finials and scrollwork. This period also saw the introduction of wrought iron elements combined with wood, creating a distinctive look.

In the 20th century, garden gates became more standardized and mass-produced. With advancements in manufacturing techniques and the availability of new materials, such as steel and aluminum, wooden garden gates started incorporating these materials for added durability and strength. However, traditional wooden gates remained popular among those seeking a more rustic or traditional aesthetic.

Today, wooden garden gates continue to be a popular choice for homeowners and garden enthusiasts. They are available in various styles, ranging from simple and functional designs to elaborate and decorative ones. Modern wooden gates often incorporate sustainable practices, such as using responsibly sourced timber and environmentally friendly finishes.

Custom Planked Garden Gate Info

  • Size - any size gate, shape, structural jamb
  • Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
  • Panels - windows, grills, gate straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
  • Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
  • Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
  • Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
  • Learn more about our custom gates

All our custom gates are designed and built in America by master craftsmen. Using only the highest quality products, solid air-dried wood, and solid wrought iron. Our wooden gates are never reproduction, fast-process manufactures, we pride ourselves on creating only hand built in original craft, crafted in the same hand and materials as the original historic designed gates.

Our product finishes on wood and iron are hand applied processes to world class collector’s and antiquity standards. Order a gate custom designed, especially for your residential or commercial project, at no extra cost. We have available a variety of wood species and you can choose from many iron finishes and wood stains for your custom built gates. is a custom door, gate, and handmade furniture manufacturer based in Scottsdale, Arizona, featuring designs by H.J. Nick. We have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings, all hand crafted in America since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a Big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our craftsmanship ensures your custom wood gate and furnishings will stand the test of time, and all handcrafted gates and furnishings are guaranteed forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship. Call us to discuss your handcrafted wood gates design ideas at 1-800-292-0008.

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