How to Repurpose a Crib Rail into a Gate

A few years ago, I decided to take a crack at fixing the gate between my deck and the side fence in my yard.   I didn't understand why the previous owner had a gate there.  Now that I have children, I completely understand the need.  Alas, my attempt in 2014 sucked and I left it open until the rugrats arrived, then i just used a kiddie gate.  But the weather has not been kind to it, and it wasn't very practical in terms of being able to access the water hose.  So I tried again.

So far it seems to have done the trick.  The new gate is better looking and more functional than the previous kiddie gate.

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