Wood Privacy Fence with Custom Lattice

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Project by FenceWorkshop posted 812 days ago 3546 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a new wood privacy fence that I just finished building. The entire fence was about 550 feet and took me and two others about 2 days to construct. I built this fence using pressure treated pine and a whole lot of elbow grease. This fence uses 4×4 post exposed with caps, 3 horizontal 2×4 frame rails, 6” pickets, 1×4 bottom fascia board, and a 2×2 lattice with 1×4 fascia boards. You can see more pictures of this custom lattice privacy fence or check out all of my wood privacy fence designs.

-- Brent -

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#1 posted 812 days ago

Nice fence!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 812 days ago

My kinda fence, I refer to it as shadow box. DFS (dunno fer sure) Your top out has much more character than a standard lattice panel ripped to fit. What I always love about this style, she looks just as pretty from both sides. Nice craftsmanship.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#3 posted 812 days ago

We call it board-on-baord. Most people do call this a shadowbox but we consider a shadowbox to be this style here since it casts shadows through. A shadow box fence is also called a good neighbor style since it looks the same on both sides.

-- Brent -

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#4 posted 812 days ago

Very nice…...not no ordinary slap it together kind of fence. This is the kind of fence I would make if I ever needed privacy. However one time I was standing naked in front of my window and my neighbors saw me and I haven’t seen or heard from them ever since. I think they boarded up their windows on that side of the house. Therefore no need for a fence any time soon.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 812 days ago

First class fence

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 812 days ago

Great looking fence well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 811 days ago

Very nice looking fence.
I am planning to build a fence for our small yard, later this year.
I am first starting with some smaller wood projects first, but I know I will get there.
Your post is very inspirational and a great help.
I am adding this to my favorites, so I can come back and check it out later.
Thanks for posting!


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