Building a Turning Gate Prototype with Lego

Lego Turning Gate Prototype | Melbourne | Sidcon Fabrications

Project: Lego Turning Gate Purpose: Prototype Gate Concept Our first Sidturn turning gate prototype was a full scale model, made in steel. While this process was necessary in the early days of design and development, it’s an expensive and time consuming way to prototype. Recently we had an issue we needed to resolve for a project. … Read moreBuilding a Turning Gate Prototype with Lego

Sidturn Turning Sliding Gate Prahran

Turning Sliding Gate Prahran

Project: Automated Turning Sliding Gate Prahran Purpose: Security with maximum parking space With a property width of only 5.5. metres, and barely enough room in the driveway to park a small car, our customer needed a unique gate solution! We needed to fit a 3.4 metre sliding gate, a pedestrian access gate, and a letter box into … Read moreSidturn Turning Sliding Gate Prahran

Floor Track Sliding Gate Templestowe

Floor Track Sliding Gate Templestowe | Melbourne | Sidcon Fabrications

Project: Automated Floor Track Sliding Gate Location: Templestowe Floor Track Sliding Gate Templestowe A landscaper, who has previously used our services, required an automated floor track sliding gate frame for this project in Templstowe. Our job was to fabricate and install the frame, and they would clad the gate with vertical timber battens later, so … Read moreFloor Track Sliding Gate Templestowe

Automated Sliding Gate Coburg – Secure and Stylish

Automated Sliding Gate Coburg | Melbourne | Sidcon Fabrications

Project: Automated Sliding Gate Coburg Purpose: Add Security To Property This automated sliding gate fabrication and installation came to us as a referral from Newtower. A builder required the installation of an automated driveway gate to add security to his customer’s home in Coburg. The property had been broken into twice in as many weeks. … Read moreAutomated Sliding Gate Coburg – Secure and Stylish

Turning Gate, Pergola and Pool Fence – Brighton

Steel Pergola Brighton | Melbourne | Sidcon Fabrications

Guest Author: David Fuller, Essendon Creative Choosing a valued supplier: A Customer’s Perspective I recently had the opportunity to talk to one of Sidcon’s clients about their project in Brighton. It’s my job to help my clients to understand their target market and connect with them. It’s rare though, for me to meet their customers face to face. … Read moreTurning Gate, Pergola and Pool Fence – Brighton

Automated Swinging Gate – Pascoe Vale

Automated Swinging Gate Pascoe Vale | Melbourne | Sidcon

Colorbond Automated Swinging Gate This automated swinging gate project in Pascoe Vale came to us through a referral. The criteria for the project was as follows: The swinging gate must match the existing colorbond fencing Needs to be a single swinging gate that looks like a double gate Must provide as much clear space as … Read moreAutomated Swinging Gate – Pascoe Vale

The Sliding Driveway Gate That TURNS Into Garden Art

Sliding Driveway Gate Brighton | Sidturn Installation | Melbourne

‘Sidturn’ Turning Sliding Driveway Gate Installation Brighton This beautiful Sidturn gate in Brighton is no average sliding driveway gate! When closed, it is a thing of beauty without question. With its laser cut diagonal panel design, and dark powder coat finish, it makes a big statement. But it’s on opening that this innovative sliding gate begins … Read moreThe Sliding Driveway Gate That TURNS Into Garden Art

Fixing an Automated Swinging Driveway Gate

Fixing an Automated Swinging Driveway Gate | Melbourne | Coburg | Sidcon Fabrications

Rectification work on a Swinging Driveway Gate in Coburg, Melbourne  This automated swinging driveway gate is a job we did about 3 years ago. Due to ground movement, by Mother Nature, the existing footing had dropped by about 100mm. This resulted in an automated swinging driveway gate which wasn’t closing and was out of alignment. The … Read moreFixing an Automated Swinging Driveway Gate