Build your own DIY barn door baby gate to keep your children and pets safe. This rustic wooden baby gate is a stylish indoor gate that can be used as a half door gate or as a full-height Dutch door baby gate.

Our DIY Wooden Barn Door Baby Gate

This indoor gate looks amazing, whether you pair it with the matching Dutch door or build just the half door gate.

-  Tape Measure -  Pencil -  Sander Block -  Sand Paper -  4” foam brush -  Old Rag



-  Wood stain or paint of your choice Extra Heavy Gate Hinge  -  Gate latch -  Handle (pull) -  Wood glue (optional)

I used 3/4″ thick common pine boards with lots of character for a good rustic look. But you can use any material you like. After all the pieces were cut the length, I used a utility knife to shave off the factory edge on all corners.  This gives the wood a more hand carved look.

Sliding Baby Gate for Hallway

Reader Brian built a double-wide barn door baby gate to make a wonderful sliding baby gate across a hallway in his home. He says:

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