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You can have Ranch House Doors quality and good looks in your homes gates.  Like our garage doors and entry doors, Ranch House Doors builds custom, one-of-kind gates designed specifically to complement your home and landscape.  Gates add visual interest, define spaces and walkways, and help tie your property’s overall look and character together.  Ranch House Doors gates are built to last a lifetime. 

Ranch House Doors garden, side, or the grand entry gates, architectural features tie together the vision of the home.   From the architectural lines of the home, to the entry doors and garage doors, your gates can pull all the pieces together. The Ranch House Door Gate guards, invites, or conceals. 


Your new Ranch House Door gates can be all wood or contain metal features, such as decorative hardware, and copper or metal capping. The making of a complementing gate requires handwork and engineering that aligns with all parts of the architecture of the house, doors and even environment.   As we bring more beauty and style to our outdoor spaces, it is becoming an even more important design feature to the home.  The Ranch House Door gate can add the discerning element of delight to the patio, garden, driveway, landscaping and general layout of the property.  

It is the goal of Ranch House Doors to interpret a single theme into custom wood garage doors, entry doors, shutters and gates – perfectly tuned to your overall vision. This is what Ranch House Doors can bring to you and what separates us from the other garage door companies.    First seen, the well-framed gate makes the lasting impression.

Ranch House Doors can build matching gates to our beautiful line of Custom Garage Doors.  These gates are built just like our entry doors.   We offer all Fine woods with a minimum of 1 ¾” Rail and Stiles.  These handcrafted gates are two sided with mortise and tennon construction giving you reliable craftsmanship that you deserve.

Pedestrian Gates 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



5 Layer Gate

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



Plywoods Used to create a recessed flat panel appearance

  • MDO (Medium Density Overlay)              &nb sp; : 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.



  • 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:               &nb sp;  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:            &n bsp;    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.