hey guys while things in the merc are cruising, things outside the merc are getting done as well can you tell weve been starved for projects for the past 9 months? if youve followed vr
weve previously covered up our old cinder block fence with paint which helped a lot, but when we saw how todays guests transformed a basic concrete block fence into a gorgeous wood slat garden wall with hanging planters, we were floored by the transformation the added greenery and wood tones livened up the patio area so beautifully.
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if youre planning to build a wood fence with metal posts, youve made a great decision. because youre investing in a wood fence to last for decades instead of years . but. with metal posts, there is a big problem. the metal posts that support your typical wood fence are kind of ahem unattractive.
use the 4-inch marker on the first post as the reference for the bottom comer of the first wood panel or section of metal fencing. if you're constructing a slat-and-rail fence or picket, attach one end of the bottom rail at that mark and extend the rail to the next post. using a level to make it horizontal.
here is a fence that can be made with your choice of sizes of wooden slats. just make the post slats larger. metal bolts can be used to secure the fence and then a colorful coat of paint ties it all together. this fence is large enough to contain the goats but allows for a great view. wood framed mesh goat fence
building a deck with over 2000 screws and we closed it all in with a horizontal slat fence. now for the final job - building a wooden gate to secure the new outdoor area. how to build a wood
before building a new fence, homeowners must tackle the delicate issue of the neighbors. in new york city, homeowners are not obliged to face the finished side of a fence toward the neighboring property, often resulting in two abutting fences. very frequently, there are two fences back to back, newman said.
do it yourself fences are relatively easy to build and can add a lot to your propertys value and the look of your yard. even if you are a home improvement novice, you can secure your property with a simple wooden fence. 24 unique do it yourself fences you can build this summer
building a fence brings privacy and structure to a yard. the board-by-board construction of slat fences gives you a customised look and a strong, long-lasting fence. this is a do-it-yourself project you can complete over a weekend. focus on constructing solid foundations for each fence post; and
after a while, wooden fence slats can begin to warp, twist, split, crack, and shrink. thats okay, wood is a highly reactive material, that goes through a lot of changes. when its cold wood likes to expand, when the wood is wet, it soaks up the moisture getting bigger, and shrinking as is sweats.
to build a wooden fence, gather your treated lumber, drill, masonry bits and hardware. sand or gravel can be used to level out any areas under the fence once it has been properly installed. a wooden driveway gate can be attached to a concrete or stone wall or an existing wooden fence. the best posts are 6-by-6 to hold the gate.
part i of a two-part series on the step-by-step process behind a building a beautiful and functional mid-century modern diy backyard fence. get our monthly diy digest in your inbox how to build a diy backyard fence: part 1 we measured and marked each post location by pounding a in a wood stake along the string fence line.