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Unpowered gate opening part 2

how to make an unpowered gate?

Thank you Roland, M, and Zimmy for the awesome comments on yesterday's post about making a contraption to open gates.

Digging around for more information turned up a free Google book titled Fences, Gates, and Bridges and how to build them.

It's a jam packed book of fencing ideas that has a few human powered gate opening options that may help to inspire a new approach to this puzzle.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Wow, the book is a real find. Gawd, I just love you guys!!!!!!!

Peace, Terry

Comment by Terry Sat Feb 22 10:29:08 2014

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