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Entry Gates Custom Design SPECIFICATION




PAINT GRADE SPECIFICATIONS

4 Layer Gate

Laminate Veneer Lumber (LVL): 1 9/16”
1 9/16” Polystyrene insulation
¼” Luan plywood back
Overlay (Extira): A resin based wood composite designed for exterior use – paint grade applications only
 
Face (MDO): 3/8 “ MDO (Medium Density Overlay) Plywood for both Smooth and V-Groove

 

STAIN GRADE SPECIFICATIONS

5 Layer Gate
 

Face and Overlay: Materials Vary
Laminate Veneer Lumber (LVL): 1 9/16”
1 9/16” Polystyrene insulation
¼” Luan plywood back

 

MOST COMMON MATERIALS

Plywoods Used to create a recessed flat panel appearance

  • MDO (Medium Density Overlay)               : 3/8 “ or 5/8 “: A resin based birch veneer core plywood produced  with phenolic glue for exterior use – paint grade applications only
  • Luan Plywood:  Phenolic glues for exterior use – paint grade applications only
  • Marine Meranti:  A Meranti face with phenolic glues multilayer core, no core voids.  Commonly used in boats.
  • Ribbon Mahogany Plywood:   ¼ “ Sapele Mahogany, book matched veneered
  • Extira:   A resin based wood composite designed for exterior use – paint grade applications only
  • Custom:  Ranch House Gates can  make custom plywood out of any material you would like

 

Composites and Solid Lumber – Used for tongue and groove face and overlay applications

  • Extira:   A resin based wood composite designed for exterior use – paint grade applications only
  • West Coast Hemlock:  A blonde Vertical grain wood, less expensive than Cedar.  Color consistent.
  • S.T.K.(Select Tight Knot) Western Red Cedar:  Has knots, white sap (young trees) mixed with tan. Rustic looking.
  • Clear Western Red Cedar:  Vertical grain only, to minimize movement, color matching, and longevity FSC.  Color varies from light to dark heart brown.
  • Vertical Grain Doug Fir:  Old growth fine lines of grain.  Pinkish in color
  • African Mahogany:  The Khaya specie tend to be lighter in color, generally more of a salmon/pink in tint. However, dark ribbon and heavy grains can be shown.  Higher movement ratio
  • Genuine Mahogany: Rare, exotic specie that is normally twice the cost of African Mahogany.  Genuine Mahogany varies considerably in color.  It may be yellowish, reddish, pinkish, or salmon colored when freshly cut, maturing into a deep rich red or brown color with age.
  • Superior Alder: The top grade in Alder lumber. Light to pinkish-brown, fine textured with good working properties.   Often refered to as the “Poor Mans Cherry.”
  • Knotty Alder:   Alder with a rustic knotty appearance has fast become one of the most common wood species used in Gates.  Its combination of rustic charm and warm coloring make it a popular choice.
  • Other Hardwoods:   Please note all hardwoods perform well in the elements, especially Alder and Walnut.

 

Wood Options:   Please note that we offer hundreds of materials for your selection.  All of which are available upon request and will be subject to an  additional charge.

Windows:

 

  • Consist of simulated divided lite grilles on exterior and interior.  Window muntins are 1-3/4” wide and interlock together with attachment to sub frame.  If overlays are arched, windows are also arched (Thru and Thru).

 

  • Glazing of windows is 1/8 “ thick clear double strength glass. (DSB) Tempered.

 

Misc. Elements:

 

  • Standard Texture is Smooth.

 

  • Wire Brushing, Heavy Distressing and Handhewntextures are available upon request.  Changes to texture request will be subject to an additional charge.

 

  • Stop Molding:  11/16” thick  x  2 ½ ” wide.   Available in all species. 

 

  • Putty:  All Gates manufactured with Cedar woods do not get putty.  Putty must be special ordered.

 

Odd Width and Odd Height Gates:

 

  • Width:                  If the gate exceeds 3 inches in width from RHD standard width sizes you must go to the next    wider gate size.   Example:  If gate is 7 ‘ 4 “ in width, you must use the 8 ‘ width Gates.

  

  • Height:                 If the gate height exceeds 2” in height from RDH standard heights you must go to the next higher gate size.  Example:  If gate is 8’ 3” in height, you must use the 9 ‘ high gates.

 

Warranty Conditions:

 

Standard Warranty – 1 year Limited Warranty  -  Please reference our complete warranty information.  

 

Please be aware of the impact of direct sunlight, poor drainage and / or other extenuating circumstances such as poor service, that may compromise the longevity of the lumber, and may void the warranty.


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