How to Split Fence Rails
Splitting fence rails is just as much an art form as a technique. Red cedar logs are the best material for a rail fence due to red cedar's decay and insect resistance. A good source for red cedar logs are local saw mills that convert the timber into...
A split-rail fence or log fence (also known as a zigzag fence, worm fence or snake
fence historically due to its meandering layout) is a type of fence constructed ...
Learn how to split your own log rails to begin making a split rail fence.
Mar 9, 2010 ... Using wedges, mauls and sledge hammers to split rails. These started off as
some really big, sick cedar trees. Useful for split rail fence. Splitting ...
Jul 1, 2014 ... Cutting and using Western Red Cedar tree. (great for splitting) From falling tree,
to splitting, and making posts and rails.
Apr 26, 2013 ... My simple ranch-style home was in desperate need of discipline. While my
neighbors' property lines were neatly set off by picket fences and ...
Sep 27, 2012 ... In the past, it was necessary for people who lived out in the country to know how
to split fence rails out of logs for the purpose of building fences ...
I got the idea for this fence while taking my students to Colonial Plantation ... Use
the wood from the trees to create a simple split rail fence like the one I saw on ...
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Learn how to install a split rail fence, including laying out the fence, digging the
post holes and more.