Wooden Fences

Wooden Fences

by George Nash
     
 

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Experienced carpenter George Nash traces the evolution of the American wooden fence from Colonial times to the present. Along the way, he discusses the various types of fences and explains how to design a fence to meet every conceivable need--including how to be a good neighbor. The book also gives practical information on how to build a fence, from laying it out to

Overview

Experienced carpenter George Nash traces the evolution of the American wooden fence from Colonial times to the present. Along the way, he discusses the various types of fences and explains how to design a fence to meet every conceivable need--including how to be a good neighbor. The book also gives practical information on how to build a fence, from laying it out to digging postholes, anchoring the posts, and installing gates. An inspiring and useful book for homeowners and landscapers alike.

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Bloomsbury Review
I never expected the modest fence to be treated so eloquently and thoroughly...When presented in this manner, the fence deserves our determined and loving examination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561581511
Publisher:
Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
9.39(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Nash is a renovation contractor and fencebuilding enthusiast.

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