DIY tutorial - fence

Posted by Andy Feng on September 26, 2021

Introduction

post 4x4,通常8 ft长,2ft underground, 6ft upground

rail/stringer 通常2x4或2x6,长度根据post间距而定,通常 6ft 或8ft

picket通常1x4或1x6,高度常见42 inch 或72 inch

screw尺寸常见2 1/2 inch,3 1/2 inch

修复fence panel/picket

  1. 购买材料

    2x4 hanger

    8x1 1/4” exterior wood screws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KVDJfGzVtE

修复lean fence

replace post

适合旧post根部已经彻底腐烂断掉

  1. 购买材料

    3袋concrete mix

    4x4 post。cut完可以用end cut preservative来涂层,保持干燥防止腐烂,可以涂2次

  2. 将篱笆稍微靠后一点,让出施工空间

  3. 移除旧post。在旧post根部往下挖,露出混凝土,沿着周边往下挖,洞口不要挖太大。

  4. 用crow bar和hammer往下一点点砸裂混凝土,直到木头周边的混凝土完全取出,

  5. 放入新post

  6. 倒入部分concrete、加水、搅匀,重复2-3次直到基本接近地面,期间不断检查post的level

  7. 等待1天等concrete完全凝固

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9lOD_3IIfQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeRcpepb0rc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zrFljGY5XA

user fence pole

Metal Fence Corner Post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYDIMP_q4kM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd8LbN5gUMQ

mender

post根部腐烂(rotted)造成fence倾斜(lean)或者不稳(wobby)。

  1. 清理post根部周边,直到露出混凝土

  2. 在post和混凝土之间钉入mender,用锤子使劲砸进去,mendor尽可能多砸入一些(例如地面高度跟最下面横木平齐)

  3. 扶正post,使其与地面90度垂直,然后用螺丝将post与mnedor固定死。可以用exterior 2.5 inch screw (5mm x 70mm)

  4. 如果需要将横木跟mender固定,需要更长的螺丝3.5-4 inch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqiydHTZdGk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3rKPexoEcA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc_YOukRjAE

FAQ

References

How to Install a Picket Fence

Learn How to Construct a Custom Fence and How to Build a Gate