Here the metal is cut and bent to fit the full size pattern

Beginning of lizard gate drawn out on paper

First the design is created on paper

The Making of a Lizard Gate

First it is drawn out on paper. Once the design is complete a full size pattern of the actual gate is created. The metal for the Lizard is fashioned over the design pattern.When it is all finished the lizard background will be welded inside of the arch of the gate.