Standard Post & Rail Fencing (Nailed)
This highly durable and versatile fencing comprises of machine rounded half round vertical posts, with three horizontal machine rounded half round rails, nailed to the flat face of the posts.
2.4m posts are recommended for use in soft ground or a 1.5m high fence.
Example: 180m comprises:
180m with 100mm machine rounded rails and 1.8m posts.
3 – rail (100 posts + 1 for the end of each run + 150 rails).
100mm nails 13kgs – sufficient for 180m of 3 rail fence.
- Allow one post for every 1.8m of fence, plus one for the end of the run.
- Allow three rails for every 3.6m of 3-rail fencing.
Nails: use 100mm galvanised wire nails approx 79 per kg. code 800310 1kg, 800350 5 kg, 800300 25kg
When erecting post and rail fencing in the summer, it is advisable to set posts in concrete as it is difficult or impossible to ram dry soil tight.
Aids for erecting posts – Post Auger, Shuv Holer and Monkey Hole Borer