Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

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Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by yartin » Wed May 16, 2018 2:55 pm

Hi
I made a garden gate using garden fence as in photo. The frames are made of 3"X3" fence post.
Which hinges shall I use?
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by Bob225 » Wed May 16, 2018 3:06 pm

standard tee hinges ? if you want them to last galv/zinc gate hinges

eg.

something fancy

https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Heavy-D ... m/p/103776

Hook and band type

https://www.screwfix.com/p/smith-locke- ... 33mm/2154j
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by ayjay » Wed May 16, 2018 3:08 pm

A diagonal brace on the gate would be a good idea.
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by yartin » Wed May 16, 2018 3:11 pm

Bob225 wrote:standard tee hinges ? if you want them to last galv/zinc gate hinges

eg.

something fancy

https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Heavy-D ... m/p/103776

Hook and band type

https://www.screwfix.com/p/smith-locke- ... 33mm/2154j
Can I use butt hinge, flush hinge or flap hinge?
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by Bob225 » Wed May 16, 2018 3:51 pm

Tee hinge or a long hinge help with the weight also it helps brace the gate

AJ Is correct it needs some diagonal to give it strength
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by wine~o » Wed May 16, 2018 5:14 pm

+ 1 for diagonal bracing, from the hinge side upwards.
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Re: Which hinge for garden gate made of fence?

Post by yartin » Sat May 19, 2018 12:47 pm

Thank you all
I used 2 X Tee hinges at top and bottom and 2 X butt hinges in between and works perfect-job done.
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