My wife and I are about to buy a 5 acre lot and plan on turning that into a homestead over time. The first thing is to fence in an acre /- for the two huskies we have. After while this will also serve as a livestock paddock, but for now I need to be able to keep my dogs where they are supposed to be.
Shadowbox panels, right, use alternating boards on each side of the fence rail to give the fence the same look on both sides, allow air circulation and provide partial views. Shop for Wood Fence Panels. Picket fencing adds a decorative element and may also work for pet containment. These fences have spaced boards or pickets running along one side of the fence rail and are generally a maximum of 4 feet tall.
Cheapest place to buy fencing supplies Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by deerhunter5555, Jul 4, 2011.
Product Features FENCE SIZE: For most fence sizes. Not intended for use with mini-mesh wire.
While a tall privacy fence can effectively block out all unwanted intrusions, it may make you feel a little claustrophobic. If that is the case, use more than one style fence in your yard. For example, you could use cedar privacy fences on the sides that face your neighbors, and a lower, 4-foot tall wood picket fence on the side of the yard that faces the road.
Cheap pressure treated pine pickets usually are the lower end of discount privacy fence panels. The lower grades of lumber are usually used. This makes it more difficult for installers to work with because of the many large knots in the wood when ripping is needed.