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Here is a custom built cedar fence that my guys and I build for one of our customers in Atlanta. This part of the fence faces the front of their house and here is the fence we built in the backyard

-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-06-2009 12:56 AM

Beautiful fence great Job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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FenceWorkshop

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#2 posted 11-06-2009 01:10 AM

Thanks! As always, it was a lot of hard work. It’s 9 feet tall so those cedar 6×6’s were huge. But I loved every minute of building it!

-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/

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whitedog

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#3 posted 11-06-2009 01:15 AM

i like the trellis work around a patio or courtyard, but i think you are right it looks better without for a back or side yard with out the trellis… looks like a quality fence

-- Paul , Calfornia

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FenceWorkshop

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#4 posted 11-06-2009 01:27 AM

I added a picture of it without the trellis work. I should have mentioned previously that I built this with tongue and groove #2 cedar. The posts are cedar as well. When cedar posts are set in concrete the water that pools at the concrete, will cause the base of cedar posts to rot. Therefore we are usually requested to use pt pine posts when building a cedar fence. When we do use cedar posts, we dip them in water sealant, then a type of tar and then wrap them with Vycor up to an inch above the concrete. We have never seen an inch of rot on any cedar post that we have installed. But it’s also worth mentioning that here in Georgia, a 12 foot long 6’x6’ #2 cedar post can be… staggering, which is why we use stained pt pine for most fence posts we set.

-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#5 posted 11-06-2009 02:40 AM

Nice job!! Welcome to LJ :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 11-06-2009 02:42 AM

Great looking fence!

Guy

-- Guy,PEI

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FenceWorkshop

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#7 posted 11-06-2009 03:10 AM

Rob
It all depends. Most of our cedar comes from TMI Forrest Products. We were purchasing cedar and cypress from a company called Norcross Supply here in GA, but it burned down last year. It’s worth mentioning that we go through a very high volume of cedar to build all of our fences. Well over 1 million dollars worth per year. We do about 1 cedar fence for ever 3 pt pine fences.

-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/

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grizzman

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#8 posted 11-06-2009 04:57 AM

you did a wonderful job..i love the wood used and of coarse the overall project is great…what a nice grilling area..they can grill some nice slabs of ribs on those eggs…did you get an invite…i hope so..yea great job…..and welcome to lumber jocks..this is a wonderful woodworkers site..great people and help when you need it…...keep on truckin…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 11-06-2009 05:12 AM

welcome to LJ’s this is stunning…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 11-06-2009 06:04 AM

Wow!!

-- Dean

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oldwoodman

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#11 posted 11-06-2009 07:32 AM

Rob,

Beautiful job!! From what you have said in your posts, you must build fences full time.

Although not on a par with yours, I occasionally build a fence for a client. How deep do you sink your posts? And how do you deal with hardpan? Thanks in advance!

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#12 posted 11-06-2009 09:22 AM

Welcome to LJs…...Great looking fence.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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ratchet

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#13 posted 11-06-2009 03:02 PM

OMG…that’s superior work and design! You have built a very inviting and useful outdoor living space. The quality of your work is self evident. Thank you for sharing your passion for wood craft with us!

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#14 posted 11-06-2009 05:19 PM

Beautiful. Being a solid fence does it move on a windy day?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#15 posted 11-06-2009 05:44 PM

1.st welcome to the family. Looking at this beautiful project makes me believe that you’re going to get a lot of questions. I am really impressed with the design and the quality of workmanship. If a fence can be called beautiful this one certainly is.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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