Custom Wooden Garden Gate: Blacksmith Hand Forged Ironwork – GG7206
Built From Hand Hewn, Full Length Planks Of Solid, Genuine Old Growth Timber That Is Naturally Cured In The Arizona Desert Sun, And Mortise And Tenon, Pegged And Dowelled Construction
All Of Our Custom Gate Hardware Is Genuine Wrought Iron, Hand Hammered Into Shape By Our Master Blacksmiths Over A Coal Fired Forge, Never Cast, Copied, Drop Forged, Or Mass Produced
Custom Wooden Garden Gate: Blacksmith Hand Forged Ironwork
We have created a traditional custom wooden garden gate with an eyebrow arched top, and hand forged wrought iron, twisted French ironwork to add both style and 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 ArtFactory.com we can build you a gate that accomplish all of these objectives, and our semi arched, custom wooden 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 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 Wooden Garden Gate Hardware Details
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 wooden garden gate as pictured features extravagant, French ironwork in the opening at the top, that have been hand twisted by our expert blacksmiths. Furthermore, it also features a genuine wrought iron, decorative scroll twist gate latch, and the back of the gate features ornamental iron clavos. These decorative nails and latch 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.
Our custom hardware products are all finished using our proprietary iron oxide advance patination process. This process infuses a hand applied patina to the metal at over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and becomes part of the metal. Because we are advancing the natural patination process of the iron, it makes for a vibrantly colored finish that will stand the test of time with little or no maintenance. Unlike paints and powder coats, a heat infused patina won't crack, peel, or flake off over 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
Our custom wooden 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 wooden 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 ArtFactory.com.
Custom Wooden Garden Gate Fine Art Finish Details
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 the custom wooden garden gate today. Call to speak with one of our talented design engineers at 1-800-292-0008. At ArtFactory.com, 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
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 Wooden 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
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- American hand made solid wood gates
- Available in any wood types, stain and patina finishes
- Solid, full length timber, air dried (never kiln dried) timber
- Custom solid wood gate, handcrafted using mortise and tenon joinery
- Pre-hung structural 3" thick gate jamb with 1" seal face stop (double thermal seal)
- Self-closing, heavy duty tension adjustable hinges
- Adjustable tension roller style gate latch closure
- Self-lifting, heavy duty mechanical gate sweep
- Heavy duty, crush proof threshold with adjustable saddle
- Hand rubbed, 10 process finish on all custom wood gates
- Solid hand forged wrought iron hardware - no hollow iron or fake castings
- Built in the original craft - not reproduction
- Order any size or style gates custom designed for your residential or commercial space
- Available in solid wood front gates, hand carved panels, glass or portal windows
- All custom gates are guaranteed forever - backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship
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.
ArtFactory.com 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.
Custom Gates Built The Old Fashioned Way
"When Everything Made In America Was Built To Last Forever"
And Craftsmen Were Proud To Sign Their Work
Order Any Size Or Style - We Can Help You To Design Your Dream Custom Gate - At No Extra Cost