Turn a Headboard into a Farm Gate

Control access in-and-out of your property without blowing a ton of money on a new gate by, instead, using the headboard of a metal bed.

| April/May 1999

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    This farm gate has lasted for 20 years!
    SONIA ROBERTS
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    Repurpose a metal headboard into a gate.
    PHOTOS: SONIA ROBERTS

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The photos show our "farm gate." We have a pasture that is cross fenced with electric wire and we needed a way to get from one side to the other, while still keeping the horses contained. We found an old metal headboard from a bed and it works great! Been using it for 20 years now. How's that for recycling?

That's my husband Frank in the photos, along with Cappy.

Sonia E. Roberts
Doctor's Inlet, Florida
 








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