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Fence Idea ?

Posted by bunky_mi 5 (My Page) on
Sat, May 14, 11 at 14:31

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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RE: Fence Idea ?

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


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RE: Fence Idea ?

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.


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