Rail Fence Installation?

Answer Rail fences are most often found on farms and horse ranches. These wooden fence structures feature posts approximately every 6 to 8 feet, with two or three horizontal railings in between. These fen... Read More »

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How do I install a split rail fence?

PreparationContact your local utility companies to make sure that no water, electric or gas lines are buried near the fence line. Put stakes at all of the corners. Run a string from one to the othe... Read More »

Split Rail Fence Directions?

Split-rail fences are one of the easiest fences to build and maintain. You can stack the rails as a zigzagging "worm" fence or suspend them between posts. You can leave the wood unfinished or apply... Read More »

How to Treat a Split Rail Fence?

Anytime you use wood for something outdoors, such as a split rail fence, you run the risk of it weathering or rotting if you don't treat it. Treating a split rail fence will keep it from getting d... Read More »

How do I draw a split rail fence?

Foundation and CornersDraw the foundation of the fence. The fence foundation can be any angular shape, but a parallelogram works particularly well for beginners. Draw two vertical corner fence post... Read More »