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Douglas Fir Posts
Product number:  41c

Douglas Fir Gate Posts

A durable softwood post.

Douglas Fir gate posts are produced from European woodlands rather than North America, giving a different graining pattern to the Douglas Fir gates, but  these Douglas fir gates and poststimbers have a natural lasting quality and are extremely stable with minimal shaking.

This is a considerably stable softwood timber and performs considerably better than many other softwood gates such as Scandinavian Scots Pine.
Douglas Fir has a superb graining pattern within the timber which will naturally weather down over a period of time to a silver grey colour, but it is also an ideal timber to apply paint, wood stains and oils to before installation. Using a matching timber to your gate means that they will weather at the same rate and to the same colour. If you are staining, the same timber will colour to the same shade, which different timbers will not do as closely .

We recommend using a post saver with Douglas Fir posts to protect them at ground level.

All Douglas Fir timbers are either PEFC or FSC certified.

Prices inc vat

Recommended Post sizes for single Pedestrian and pairs of Entrance gates
 Gate width
 Square post size required
3.3m to 4.2m  200mm
 2.7m to 3m
 1.2m  150mm
 750mm to 1.05m


Recommended Post sizes for 5 Bar Style gates
 Gate Width
 Square post size required
 2.7m to 3.6m
 1.8m to 2.4m
 750mm to 1.5m


Douglas Fir Gate Posts Installation Service in Suffolk

Countryside gates offer a range of installation services within Suffolk and the immediate surrounding areas.

If you would like a quote for installation of your Douglas Fir Gate Posts please contact us.

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