Fence Idea ?

bunky_mi(5)May 14, 2011

I bought some property and to spruce up the road front I want to put up a fence, I have 36ft of front age from the property line and the Drive way, I want to put 4x4 post and 2x6 and 2x4's for the rails, I don't have a way of hauling 12ft boards and I don't want to waste 2 foot of each 8ft boards so I was going to make the fence with 4 ft section in the middle, or should I have two 2 foot end sections ??

Anyone have any suggestions ??

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Maximum distance between posts should be 8' centre to centre and rather than trim all of them just cut one to suit.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 5:11PM
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missingtheobvious(Blue Ridge 7a)

Are you sure you want the fence right up against the driveway? (And are you sure you'd be able to dig a post-hole there?) How about planting a narrow and slow-growing shrub at each end of the fence? Then you'd only need five posts and four 8' sections.

Or if a shrub at the corner of the property isn't advisable, begin the fence at the corner, have four 8' sections, and use the remaining 4' to the driveway as a bed with a shrub or two providing a bit of a hedge.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 6:08PM
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