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Installing swinging gate - how to prevent gate post lean

I've re-installed a new down wood fence between my yard the neighbors with the usual 8' 4x4 PT posts, PT rails, and cedar panels. The fence runs along the side of the house and it starts at the end of ...
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Can someone identify this gate pillar mounting?

As in the question title, I have these brackets mounted in the pillars at the front of my driveway. Can anyone tell me what I am supposed to attach to them in order to mount gates or some-such?
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What size metal gate post for 5’x6’ gate?

Can anyone advise on the right steel post size for a 10’x6’ double gate? I am building a 10ft wide double gate, (two 5ft wide sections). The gate will be 6ft tall and use cedar pickets. Any posts will ...
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Gap in gate post 4x4

I put up a fence with swinging out gate on downhill driveway. I have a gap between the gate and 4x4. How do i fix gap? I tried cutting 2x4 in a traced pattern of gap.
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What height gateposts are needed for a 5ft wooden gate? Is 4ft enough?

We currently have a 9ft wide, 4ft high double wooden picket gate using 4ft 4x4 (100x100) gateposts. We are considering replacing these with Buxton style wooden gates (solid wood up to a certain height ...
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gate pillars have shifted

Our 2 gate pillars are made of blocks of concrete. They have shifted and now I can't close the gate. The top 2 blocks on both pillars have a big gap now. Is there a quick fix for this? Do the ...
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Adding a gate to a hollow post

I want to add a 48" gate to an existing vinyl 4x4 post that has nothing in it. Should I fill it with concrete or add a 4x4 wood post for added support
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Ways to build a gate that butts up against neighbors property/house

Here's a picture of the my driveway. I live in the house on the right. The left side is my neighbors house. I want to build a gate where I've outlined the picture in red. (Note: my neighbor has a ...
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Rabbit proofing gap in gate

I have a gap between the wall and gate which allows rabbits to get into the backyard. My objective is to rabbit proof this gap. I've considered pulling the gate closer to the wall with the threads on ...
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How do I prop-up or fix a concrete post that has moved away from house with gate attached?

I have a two-gate wide opening on the side of my house. There is a concrete gate post that is next to the house which has pulled away from the house near the top, so that the gates are harder to ...