I decided to make a gate so as that to keep my 2 year old son contained on the deck.
It's a very simple design made with the following materials from Home Depot:
2×4 weather shield lumber
2×2 spindles cut to size
Pocket hole jig
4×4 SPF pine
A gate kit that included all the hardware needed to...
While ripping a few boards today, I decided to make some set up blocks . I had a piece of 3/4 inch melamine coated shelving material (particle board core) so that is what I used.
For each block, I made trial cuts until I had exact results for each block. So far, I have 1 1/2 inch, 2 inch and 3...