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Build and Paint Your Own Pet Gate

Build your own pet or child gate to match your decor.

DIFFICULTY: Medium

Overview

A homemade pet gate keeps your furry friends where you want them, or out of where you don't want them.

1

Build gate

For details on building the gate head over to Salvaged Living. Once the gate is built, follow the instructions below to paint the gate.

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2

Spray gate

Paint the gate with your FLEXiO 5000 sprayer for a perfect professional finish. Use interior semi-gloss or satin finish paint for a finish similar to your home trim.

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3

Attach hinges

Attach hinges to the top and bottom of your gate.

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4

Attach casters

Attach casters to the bottom of the gate to help hold the weight and allow smooth opening and closing. Don’t forget a gate handle!

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5

Mount gate to wall

Securely mount gate in your needed location.

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Products Used

Materials

1 X 4 wood (length depends on your gate size needs)

Wood screws

Wood glue

Drill

Chop saw

Interior semi-gloss paint

2 - gate hinges

1 - gate handle (or you could use old decorative hardware)

2 - 1.5 inch casters and screws

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