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Feather edge fencing - illustrating the opportunities that this type of fencing affords

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photo of feather edge fencing

note how the fencing can follow the contours of the ground - the feather edge boards are cut to size and the gravel board is cut with a jig saw to follow the ground.
Note also the D-rail has been brought down the front of the leading post.

photo of feather edge fencing

The low fence was constructed in the same way, using feather edge boards cut into thirds and just 2 rails.
The main fence has 4 rails.

photo of feather edge fencing

Here the fence follows the slope of the property.

photo of feather edge fencing

gravel board still to be completed here

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