lumber choices for fence posts and rails a discussion comparing various wood species with pressure treated lumber for use in building fences. march 28, 2012. question i'm not sure which is best for fence boards 1x6x16 . i'd like to use white oak since it would be cheaper for me to cut with my mill. 4''x6''x8' landscape timbers at home
6 x 6 x 8 pressure treated landscape timber - this lumber meets the highest grading standards for strength and appearance, and is pressure treated for protection from termites, fungal decay, and rot. - thd sku
i used landscape timbers to fence in about two acres 18 years ago. i thought when i built it that i would be able to replace the fence in 5 years or so with pipe fencing. work and life got in the way and the old timbers and woven wire fence is still standing 18 years later, but it looks awful bad.
this. the previous homeowners of my house put up a new fence with landscape timbers before putting it on the market. within 5 years, i had replaced all of the timbers with real fence posts. most of the timbers were only set 6-8' deep and simply rotted off.
landscape poles as fence posts? jan. 14, 2009, 04:09 pm. would you consider using landscape poles the 8 foot poles with 2 flat sides as fence posts? we used landscape timbers as fence posts for our electrobraid fence we did use regular fence posts for corners, gates, etc. they were put in almost 5 years ago and have held up well.
i have about 200' of 6'high stockade fencing that was put in over 12yrs ago using landscape timbers. every one is still standing strong, straight and sturdy. i have even built a small pole barn using them for the posts with no problems, and my backyard swamps out everytime it rains. they are all cemented inground.
can you use landscape timbers as fence posts? landscape timbers aren't recommended to build your fence because most of them are not made to support loads or to be in contact with the ground. it
a friend of mine is building a fence as we speak or as i write using the landscape timbers as posts. he's fencing about 10 acres worth of pasture with them. he said they were cheaper than t-posts, and are supposed to stand up better. i'm not so sure about his belief, as i've seen a lot more t-posts fences than landscape timber fences.
top 9 yard design ideas using landscape timbers. landscape timbers fence. we hope youre not tired of us suggesting you build walls using landscape timbers. thats because this idea is pretty close to that one. this time, were not talking walls, were talking fences. however, this is not the type of fence that surrounds your entire
fences, posts, railings and gates - landscaping timbers for fence posts? - hi, i'm putting up a 5' wire mesh fence in my backyard. i had planned on using landscaping timbers pressure treated, 4'x
my whole first fence, all 400 feet of it had landscape timbers for the posts. i never had a problem for the seven years it was up until a tornado took it out. i am soon to start a fence for my sil and was thinking about using them again, but only for the line posts. it will be your typical 6ft pt wood privacy fence.
landscape timbers don't work well as fence posts, especially untreated lumber, but the flat sides stack together easily for use in place of split rails in making a snake-style fence, commonly
get ideas for using landscaping timbers around the homestead or farm. from lining a driveway to raised beds in the garden. there are many ways you can incorporate landscaping timbers a few others for us would be fencing and a luffa trellis. storing landscaping timbers.
landscape architect in texas and florida and owner of falon land studio llc. through landscape design, i create spaces for quiet reflection and lush gardens using native plant palettes and sustainable stormwater techniques. fences, decks and trellises. much lumber is chemically treated to prevent it from rotting. however, some woods have
there are different methods of treatment for wood to be used outdoors. some is treated only to resist bugs, some treated to resist water damage above ground, some treated for in ground use. i built a wood 4 board fence at a property i use to own, using landscape timbers for posts. that was in 2001. fence is still standing today.
using landscape timbers as fence posts? - ar15.com . the previous homeowners of my house put up a new fence with landscape timbers before putting it on the market. within 5 years, i had replaced all of the timbers with real fence posts. most of the timbers were only set 6-8' deep and simply rotted off.
how to make a fence out of landscaping timbers home guides landscape timbers don't work well as fence posts, especially untreated lumber, but the flat sides stack together easily for use in place of split rails in making a
can you use landscape timbers as fence posts? landscape timbers cost less or a lot less than regular fencing posts if you find a great deal, so its not a surprise that some landowners think of using them as actual posts. they even look better than t-posts, at least in my opinion, so the question is can you use them for that?
putting up fence using landscaping timbers? i'm putting up a fence 100ft long 5 ft tall using landscaping timbers i'm digging them in the ground 3 feet with pole diggers my question is how many 10 pound bags of cement do i need per pole? 1 following . 3 answers 3.
my landscape timbers have been up for 8 years now and still going strong, the part in the ground is in concrete. i don't know what a t-post is, the only thing that comes to mind when you say t-post are the metal clothesline posts.
how to make a fence out of landscaping landscape timbers don't work well as fence posts, especially untreated lumber, but the flat sides stack together easily for use in place of split rails in making a online message