A wood gate built with recovery material can be very useful to delimit the area of your private garden, to avoid dogs go beyond a specific zone not to ruin plants or to disturb neighbors.

When latch lock parts of the gate breaks or is lost, Sugru becomes the most immediate solution, also for long time. Check the correct position of the latch lock, model the rubber and fix the two extremities to the wood. For safety two countersunk screw has been used to allow a perfect fixing. After 24 hours the shape given to the material didn’t change and the latch can be drive into close position, so that the gate can’t be opened.

Massimiliano Ferrè

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Another great sugru fix! I wouldn't have considered sugru as a material to fix a broken gate latch, but it looks like it worked out very well.