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xx   FENCE

How to set wooden fence posts with either earth and gravel fill or concrete fill.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 34

Tip: Removable sleeve is used when squaring-off the top of square fence posts.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 63

Jig to accurately cut the top off square fence posts using a portable circular saw.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1995 (v.18#11) pg. 8

Fence post repair. How to remove and replace an out-of-plumb post in a wooden fence.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 46

Tips to make wooden fence posts last longer.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1984 (v.68#5) pg. 12

Fencing rockland with a "rock jack" style of fence post.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1984 (v.68#10) pg. 23

How to set a post using dry cement mix.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.77#5) pg. 38

Make your own post driver. Drivers for electric-fence posts, lightweight posts and heavy posts are shown.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 2000 (v.84#4) pg. 28

An easy way to install fence posts. How to use a galvanized metal post support for 4x4 posts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #161 Feb 1975 (v.25#2) pg. 53

Tip: Make a container for treating 4x4 fence posts by soldering 2# coffee cans end-to-end.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 63

Improved method of installing fence posts to prevent rotting. Also, improved method of suspending picket fence from posts allows each section to be easily removed for painting, landscaping, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #230 Jul-Aug 1982 (v.32#6) pg. 10

Build this lever-and-clamp device to remove fence posts, saplings, and small stumps.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 131

PVC plumbing pipe filled with concrete provides a rot-free alternative to pressure-treated fence and patio posts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 84

Tip on protecting fence or deck support posts from your lawnmower or string trimmer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 80

Make a jig to cut pointed fence post tops quickly and accurately with a circular saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 36

Cedar, redwood and pressure-treated pine compared for fence posts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 6

Tip on using a "Workmate" workbench to hold a fence post upright while backfilling the post hole.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #360 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.45#7) pg. 80

Tip shows how to pull fence posts without a fancy jack.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 110

How to make cedar fence posts last longer. Five tips on preparation and installation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #388 May 1998 (v.48#5) pg. 8

Tip shows how to bevel fence-post cement footings to discourage rot.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 8

How to make concrete "splints" which are used to repair fence posts that have rotted off at ground level.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #10 Aug-Sep 1982 pg. 14

Use a dovetail router bit to shape a drip edge on the base of wooden posts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 14

Post cutoff jig is used to level the tops of fence posts, deck posts, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 16

Making decorative post caps for decks and fence posts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 73

Technique for levering an old fence post out of a posthole.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 32
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #79 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 30
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 28

Tip on removing a broken fence post (when the break is at or below ground level) using an automotive bumper jack.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 28

How to construct a stone gatepost.
HARROWSMITH #68 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 80

New life for an old fence concentrates on reinforcing, rather than replacing, a rotted fence post.
HOME MECHANIX #684 Apr 1985 (v.81) pg. 16

Three footings for fence posts. Included in a buyer's guide to ready-to-install fence systems.
HOME MECHANIX #763 Mar 1992 (v.88) pg. 46

A better way of setting posts in concrete. How to use dry concrete mix that is wet down after the post is positioned.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 68

Basic carpentry. Part 9. Fence posts and fences. How to install the posts and construct various styles of wooden fence.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 74

Tip: How to reinforce wooden fence posts which have loosened or begun to rot at ground level.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1983 (v.8#3) pg. 32

How to set fence posts with a new polyurethane foam mixture called Post-Hold.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #586 Mar 1977 (v.73) pg. 92

How to mold your own reinforced concrete fence posts.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #672 May 1984 (v.80) pg. 114

The four lives of the locust post. (1) Framing a compost bin, which peels the bark from the logs, (2) Fence posts, (3) Compost from rotted portion of posts, and (4) Firewood.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #53 Sep-Oct 1978 pg. 113

Fencepost puller is made from black pipe, steel plate, and assorted nuts and bolts. Est. cost: $8.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 90

How to set a fence post so it won't lean.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #154 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 10

Tip on setting a fence post using dry concrete mix.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1999 (v.27#1) pg. 80
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.27#2) pg. 12 (No concrete method)

Tip: Sturdy above ground fence posts are made by welding metal fence posts to old tire rims, and filling the rims with rock.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1983 (v.30#7) pg. 18

How to cast your own concrete posts for use as fence posts, mailbox posts, grape trellises, etc.
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 67

Use an automobile jack to pull a fence post out of the ground.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1977 (v.148#2) pg. 16

Tip: How to dislodge a fence post using a concrete block as a fulcrum and a needle bar as a lever.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1979 (v.151#2) pg. 80

Tip: Drive a thin-walled steel fencepost into the ground without "mushrooming" the top by using this dowel and block insert for the top.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1979 (v.151#3) pg. 169

Tip: Pull fence posts out of the ground with a length of chain and a wheel rim.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 40

Tip: Use a galvanized pipe driven into the ground to support wooden fence posts weakened by below-ground rotting.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1983 (v.159#5) pg. 74

Three methods for pulling a fence post out of the ground.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1984 (v.161#10) pg. 75

Tip: Repair a rotted wooden fence post with a steel fence post.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1985 (v.162#8) pg. 144

Posts in concrete blocks hold temporary fence.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1964 (v.184#2) pg. 173

Tip: Use an auto jack and a pipe wrench to remove iron posts from the ground.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1980 (v.217#4) pg. 155

Tip on cutting uniform angled tops on fence posts.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #827 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.94) pg. 24

Technique for cutting a pointed cap for 4"x4" post using a miter saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #129 Dec 2000 (v.17#9) pg. 34

How to mend fence posts that have rotted at ground level.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1970 (v.26#1) pg. 23

How to measure and set fence posts properly in order to assure a strong fence.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 96

Tip: Add a sheet metal "ferrule" to the top of cedar fence posts to protect them during installation and to improve the appearance.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1983 (v.39#2) pg. 113

Technique for setting a fence post in ready-to-use concrete mix.
WORKBENCH #253 May-Jun 1999 (v.55#3) pg. 34

Tip on using a large handscrew clamp as a jig when cutting off wooden fence posts with a circular saw.
WORKBENCH #255 Sep-Oct 1999 (v.55#5) pg. 17