Face it, there are times when you need a gate. Maybe you need to keep kids out or maybe you need to keep your dogs out without taking your eyes off of them, but the point is a gate is useful. The problem is that gates are eyesores, which makes this easy dutch door DIY project perfect. All you have to do is cut your old door, and use a small pine board to create that clean break.

Check out the tutorial how to make DIY chic dutch door @istandarddesign

Tutorial: chriskauffman.blogspot.com

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