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Having a baby is one of the biggest blessings a couple can ask for. Most of the couples at very early stage of

their relationship dreams to have a child, be it biological, adoptive or both. The idea of having a child in their house brightens up their mood. There is so much happiness and joy that a baby can bring in their life. They get a new perspective for everything. They have to alter their life style so that they can manage the parenthood with their life. It goes by without saying that having a baby is a huge responsibility; however, it is something worth doing.

Between all the happiness and giggles people usually underestimate what it is like to have a child, especially the new parents. There is so much that you experience when you become a parent. Most of the things are something that you have never imagined yourself doing but you do it anyway. People usually think of parental duties when they hear the word responsibilities. However, what most of the new parents underestimate are the changes that they will have to make in their house when they have a baby.

Yes, just like you, your house goes through a lot of changes after having a baby. You cannot stay carefree about having delicate things around, high stair cases, glass decoration place near the surface level or open main entrance door. You have to pay attention to each and everything to make your house a safe place for your baby. You will need to add new furniture for your kid. In simple words, new parents have to do all sort of things when they have a child.

The list of things to do after you have a kid is long. However, there are still few things that get missed out. One of the most underrated things that parents don’t realize how important it is, is the baby gate. Yes, the last thing you want to see is your child falling off the stairs when you weren’t around to stop him from climbing them. As soon as your child takes his first step, you need to think of different baby gate ideas. The best thing about the baby gate ideas is that you can make one yourself. There are lot DIY baby gate ideas that you can easily work at. You can make a wood and metal baby gate for your house. If you like things your way then there are plenty of decorative baby gates ideas to work on. If you are new to DIY projects are wondering how to make a baby gate for stairs then this tutorial will help you to learn. Following this tutorial you can make a baby gate without facing any hassle.

Things you will need:

There is a handful of items that you will need to make a baby gate.

  • Wood panels
  • Wood cutter
  • Drill machine
  • Nails
  • White paint
  • Black stain
  • Top coat

Step one:

Step one:

To make a baby gate, take all the wood panels you have and line them all together on the floor.

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Step two:

Step two:

For this white wood baby gate, you will need wood panels to be of right size. The custom wood baby gate is going to be of 42’ x 32’. For this purpose, you need to cut your panels to fit the right size i.e. 32’ long.

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Step three:

Step three:

Line all your panels on the floor to check if they are of right size and will work perfect to make a baby gate.

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Step four:

Step four:

You will need two extra panels to make a baby gate, using your wood cutter, cut two wood panels of the same size. These panels will be placed horizontally.

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Step five:

Step five:

Place all your wood panels on the two of the two horizontally placed panels for your DIY baby gate project.

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Step six:

Step six:

The next step of how to make a baby gate for stairs is to use your drill machine, start drilling nail to your panels.

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Step seven:

Step seven:

Make sure you are drill nails to both sides. It is important that you use some good quality nails

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Step eight:

Step eight:

If you like little bit of decorative baby gates, then you can add an extra element to your custom wood baby gate by adding a diagonal wood to it. Measure the length that you will need for this panel.

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Step nine:

Step nine:

Use your wood cutter; trim your wood panel to the desired length in order to make your custom wood baby gate a little bit extra.

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Step ten:

Step ten:

Drill your diagonal panel on your DIY baby gate and there you will have something little bit extra.

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Step eleven:

Step eleven:

A lot of people while working on DIY baby gate project prefer to keep the wood in its original color. However, in this tutorial white paint was used. It is best to use the wood paint to your DIY baby gate.

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Step twelve:

Step twelve:

The next thing you need to while working on how to make a baby gate for stairs, is to use the electric sander to smooth harsh edges of your DIY baby gate.

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Step thirteen:

Step thirteen:

Take black stain and apply it to the entire DIY baby gate. The important thing here to do is take a sponge and rub your stain while you are painting it. This will give a very nice rusty effect to your DIY baby gate.

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Step fourteen:

Step fourteen:

Apply the top coat to your DIY baby gate. Once you have applied top coat, it is now best to let it dry for a while. A lot of people do not let their DIY baby gate dry perfectly and they end up ruining their entire pain. The best thing to do is let it dry over night before attaching it to your stairs.

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Step fifteen:

Step fifteen:

Now is the time for the final reveal. If you have followed all the above mentioned steps perfectly then you will have an exactly same baby gate for your house.

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