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All About Wood Fences | This Old House The main reason is that a wood fence can easily be shaped to give properties character and individuality. You can choose from dozens of styles, including linear post-and-rail and crisscrossing lattice, as well as myriad picket patterns and post-cap designs. And you can stain the wood to make it pop out or recede from the...

Fencing Lessons | This Old House Whichever one you decide on, keep these fence-building basics keep in mind: ?All fences use the same basic components: vertical posts set into the ground and horizontal rails that support either pickets, fence boards or lattice panels. They are spaced between 6 and 8 feet apart, depending on fence height and design.

How to Build a Wood Lattice Fence | This Old House Any old fence will cordon off a space. But a handsome design built from cedar parts also boosts curb appeal, which can't be said of even the finest chain link. And though cedar is pricey, sleeving pressure-treated 4×4 posts in 1× cedar instead of paying for solid 6×6 cedar posts cuts costs. Save even more by reserving clear...

All About Picket Fences | This Old House But if it's a custom look you're after, wood still offers the greatest number of picket shapes and styles, and it can be stained any color. From shopping advice to design inspiration, here's what you need to land the perfect picket fence. Shown: a row of white pickets marks the front yard's boundary while allowing views from the...

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Install a Critter-Proof Garden Fence | This Old House If you're Elmer Fudd, you thwart carrot thieves by sending an Acme Pest Control robot after Bugs Bunny. If you're a seasoned gardener, you know that fencing in your tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and other edibles is the way to go. Our version fends off two varieties of varmints, with wide, welded-wire mesh panels to keep out...

All About Metal Fences | This Old House Picket Styles: Hoop and Spear. illustrated metal fence with hoop and spear design. View as slideshow. Illustration by Ian Worpole. This classic cast-iron motif blends the spear with the safety of the hoop, available today in steel or aluminum. Shown: 3-foot-tall solid-steel fence panel, $19.30 per linear foot; A Rustic Garden.

10 Ways to Create Privacy in Your Backyard | This Old House Michael Glassman, a Sacramento, California, landscape designer, searches garage sales for the fencing he incorporates into his clients' yards. He might use a $50 cast–iron section as a trellis for vines, fitting it with brackets to secure it to the side of a house. "As opposed to new ironwork, which can look generic, salvage...

How to Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence | This Old House This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence.

How to Build a Wood Lattice Fence - YouTube May 9, 2014 ... In this video, senior technical editor Mark Powers builds a cedar fence featuring square lattice and chunky posts creates a decorative yard accent that'll st...