Mitre Angles for Gate Braces

A few years ago I posted an article about The Best Way To Brace A Wooden Door Or Gate.  Some folks wanted to know if there was a way to use trigonometry to calculate things like the mitre angle for the brace, so it could be just cut on a mitre saw without a whole […]

The ‘best’ way to brace a wooden door or gate

Got a sagging wooden door or gate?  Building a new one?  Not sure how you should brace it?  Confused about the conflicting advice you may have read elsewhere?  Read on. Wooden doors and gates come in many different shapes, sizes and styles.  A very simple one would look something like this: Unfortunately, if you build […]