Whether it is to keep critters in or out, define property lines or outdoor spaces, create visual interest or add privacy, a well-thought-out and properly constructed fence adds immediate “curb appeal” to any address. From rustic to fancy, using real wood in your fence design adds the warmth and beauty that man-made products just can’t duplicate.
Western Red Cedar Fencing
Prized for its natural durability and workability, Western Red Cedar has always been a top choice wood for outdoor fences. For those wishing to create a traditional privacy fence at an economical price, standard 5′ or 6′ fence grade boards are a great choice. The fence boards are installed vertically by securing them to 2×4’s that have been screwed or nailed into fence posts.
Another option for a privacy fence that adds a bit more character and interest is to install Western Red Cedar fence boards, deck boards, or fascia grade boards vertically between posts. Here is a great example
Western Red Cedar grapestake fencing and split rail fencing are popular choices for defining outdoor spaces or property lines when a rustic look is desired.
Another nice, economical, and extremely durable type of fence made from Western Red Cedar and galvanized “hog wire” panels has gained a lot of popularity recently. It is perfect for defining garden spaces.
Unique and beautiful, this fence is constructed out of varying widths of Cedar boards and stained a beachy-white to compliment the landscape.
This amazing fence was built by our customer in California using Clear Western Red Cedar dimensional lumber.
Alaska Yellow Cedar Fence
Also extremely durable due it is natural properties, a fence constructed of Alaskan Yellow Cedar will provide many years of carefree service. In these photos, Yellow Cedar boards are installed vertically to define this landscape.
In this backyard, a combination of 1×3″ and 1×6″Alaskan Yellow Cedar boards are installed vertically to create this outdoor living space.
Hardwoods Used as Fencing
When the highest quality and durability is wanted, hardwoods such as Red Balau “Mahogany” and Ipe “Ironwood”, can be a naturally beautiful fencing choice.
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