how to add 2 feet of height to an existing wood fence adding extra boards. the easiest way to add a few feet to your fence is to simply buy using a lattice screen. for something with a little more visual flair, adding additional privacy. if a 6-foot tall fence just isn't high enough for
how to install a vinyl fence slide over a wood post step 1. dig a hole with post hole diggers that is 1/3 the height of the wooden post step 2. shovel 3 inches of concrete mix into the post hole and set the post in the center step 3. raise a vinyl fence slide high enough to slide over the
it seems to me you're going to create problems by cutting corners. wood rots so at some point down the line you'll have to replace them. ours was hollow posts with cut-outs in the bottom and filled with concrete. so maybe you can put your posts in and have the fencing installed.
step 2. there are two methods of extending fence posts to attach a trellis to an existing fence the first is by joining an extra length of post to each existing post with wooden battens. secure sturdy battens to join the extra length of post to the existing one, overlapping each. then attach the trellis to the extra post using galvanized nails.
installing a gate in an existing fence - complete novice brian dick. how to build a wooden gate in a 6 foot cedar fence gate-in-a-box demo video how to install fence gate hinges
how to attach wood fencing to an exisiting metal fence situate a wooden fence so that the ending post meets up with the end post of the metal fence. place a c bracket up against the metal fence post so that the tabs on either side rest against insert a 1 1/2-inch screw through one of the holes
a piece of scrap wood can be used to compact the concrete and remove air bubbles. 8. when setting the second post, use a board and the level to ensure both post heights are the same.
you will most likely want to put a piece of wood on the ground to help keep it level while another person helps hold the gate. screw one side of the hinges to the fence post, and align the gate between the adjoining gate posts and screw in the other side of the hinges to the gate.
fortunately, you can use an extra fence panel to build your own custom gate for a fraction of the cost. wood fence is easy to cut and alter, so creating a gate out of the fence is actually fairly simple. with the right tools and a little know-how, you can transform an ordinary panel of fence into a fully functional gate.
how to add privacy to a wood fence step 1 how to add privacy to a wood fence. step 2. to add privacy and provide stability to an older fence, step 3. once i purchased my boards, it was time to cut them. step 4. once you have your measurement, mark your board measure twice, step 5. after
how to install wood fencing panels using existing wood fence posts step 1. remove the old panels from the fence posts using a pry bar. set them aside. step 2. use a level to make sure the posts are still strht and plumb. step 3. position your first fence panel so the end of the panel is in the
how to build a gate for your fence: decide where you are going to attach the gate and which way its going to swing this part is critical, so take your time figuring this out. you always need a fence post a 4 x 4 , or other sturdy surface like the side of a house, on either side of the gate. one is to attach the hinges and one to attach the latch.
how to add a gate to an existing wood fence step 1: determine and get all the tools and materials you need to add your fence gate. step 2: cut the wood to size and fix it, diagonally, to the existing fence. step 3: cut an extra piece for the latch and fix it as well. step 4: install the fence
step 4 - selecting wood and hardware. in choosing gate wood, stay away from wood with knots or knot holes. they will weaken your gate. buy a gate latch and gate hangers probably 2 that will be strong enough to support your gate. buy enough screws to attach all your gate pieces.
this is part 1 of how to build a cedar privacy fence, in this video we remove an existing wood fence and replace it with a new one, we show you how to set the post in this tutorial, for the second