You may build a 6-ft. high privacy fence only to find that the next-door neighbors can easily see over when they’re lounging on their deck. Or you may find that your 6-ft. Before proceeding, check community building and zoning codes. Many specify maximum fence height, distances you can build from property lines and the street, and even the materials you can and can’t use. This guide covers layout, preparation and some interesting fence installation tricks. Check Your Local Building Codes before installing or selecting a fence.
In this step-by-step guide we show you how to build a timber fence. From marking out the fence, to setting the posts and nailing the pickets, you’ll learn everything you need to know to build your own fence.
How To Build A Fence