Vinyl fences come either panelized or as board-and-rail systems. Like wood fences, they look great as long as you set the posts plumb and in a straight line. But be careful if you’re building a picket fence like ours. You may have to cut a little from both ends of the rails to avoid having a picket right next to the post. Building a picket fence can be easy with the right tools and information. Step 3 Put in your posts Install your end posts first, and then install line posts every 6 to 8 feet. Install 44 posts made out of pressure treated pine. Since the fence will be completely painted white, I don’t worry about that little bit of metal that will still be showing. After you’ve taken a look at the method in this post (which is pretty easy), check out these videos I found to help you get a little better feel for building a picket fence.
Whether you are installing a traditional white picket fence in front of your home or putting up a privacy fence around your property, one of the most vital steps of If you are installing a wooden picket fence and want to keep the top of the pickets in a straight line, consider using a per board. While the most popular color is plain white, that is not the only option available. Our Picket Fences, which feature mortise and tenon joinery, are crafted in northern white cedar or in AZEK, an advanced low maintenance cellular PVC fence material that won t warp, rot, or split, and looks just like natural wood.
Project: Installing a wood fence. Shown: A 4-foot painted white picket fence.
Picket Fence Installation