A Woodworker's Fence

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Project by Thepps posted 642 days ago 1600 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this fence for security around our new pool. It spans between my house and my shop. It’s about 25’ long. The arbor is 8’ tall and 5’ wide (gate is 4’ wide). Constructed completely out of Western Red Cedar and has 7 coats of Epifanes Clear Gloss for a finish. All of the screw holes have been plugged and sanded smooth.

The arbor is a similar version of Norm’s design on his website here:

The posts are buried in concrete 2-3’ deep.
Laid decorative rock down in the ‘alley’ so I don’t have to worry about cutting the grass. I laid sandstone flagstone on top of crushed limestone for a walking path.

Got a little bit more landscaping to do, and then I’ll be all done with this project.
Thanks for looking!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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#1 posted 642 days ago

Wow! That’s a very beautiful fence! Great job!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#2 posted 642 days ago

nice turned out amazing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 642 days ago

Super looking fence and arbor and great photo work too.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 642 days ago

OMG! That is some real fine work! Great!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#5 posted 641 days ago

First class!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#6 posted 641 days ago

Awesome for sure,

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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