fbpx

Lift Gate Instructions

Tagged: 

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #19503

    Building a lift gate is very simple.

    You have two basic configurations:

    A: Drop down gate – This is simple a section of the bar that lifts up to open and drops down against a stop to close.

    B: Lift gate – this is a door that drops down to open and lifts up to close. This method is more complex because it requires a simple locking mechanism.
    See image below for details…

    #32954
    bpwdmin
    Keymaster

    Not a lot of info to go on, but a lift gate is very easy to build. The drop down gate is a little tougher to build because you have the latching mechanism and you must source the parts for those. Springs can be found at any hardware store. You will have to test it to be sure you get proper compression to be able to push the locking mechanism OUT with enough force, but not too much. Likewise, piano hinges are recommended.

    Check out the Flapper Door page for piano hinge sources.

    EMBP-04 Bar Lift Gate – Flapper Door

    #37351
    sam2014
    Participant

    I think if you go to the gallery and search on “lift” or “gate” or “flapper” you might find some more examples with detail photos.
    It’s really rather simple. https://www.barplan.com/gallery

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Pin It on Pinterest