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xx   FENCE

Photo shows four styles of garden and privacy fences.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. L2 (92+)

Photo shows a redwood privacy screen, 6 ft. high and 5 ft. long. Short lengths of 2x4s are used for spacers and provide a decorative pattern. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 22

Photo shows 6 ft. tall privacy fence made from 1x6s and 1x2s. Est. cost (for a 10-ft. length): $65.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 32

Photo shows privacy screens of 1x1s and 1x4s. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 42

Photo shows garden screen divider and bench built from 1x2 slats and 2x4s. Est. cost: $95.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 62

Photo shows bench/screen/storage unit made from lattice strips. Est. cost: $60.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 66

Photo shows privacy screen for a patio built from 2x4s and 2x6s. Plywood scraps cut into various-sized squares and painted bright colors make a supergraphic hanging on the screen. Est. cost: $98.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 42

Photo shows how to build outdoor display shelves for potted plants that also serve as a screen. Built of redwood, the shelves are 6 ft. high and 13 ft. long. Est. cost: $82.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 38

Photo shows a patio privacy screen built from redwood lath. Arched top and finials give it a gazebo look. Unit shown is 10 ft. long. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 56

Photo shows how to build a privacy screen 8.5-ft. high and 7.5-ft. long from alternating 2x2s and 2x4s. Est. cost: $91.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 66

How to let a privacy wall put a buffer between sights and sounds at the front of a house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 26

Photos show three styles of privacy screens that can add to the appearance of a house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 35

Photo shows a privacy screen made with a frame of 2x4s and 4x4s and strips of canvas woven in the frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1977 (v.55#6) pg. 66

Sketches show how to build a privacy screen from rough sawn 1x12 redwood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 120

How to build lath panels for trellises, awnings or privacy screens.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 102

How to use acrylic or glass panels for backyard screens.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 106

Photos show how a privacy screen was built to shield and enhance the front of a house.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1979 (v.57#11) pg. 129

Building lattice privacy panels, screens and arbors for your yard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1985 (v.63#7) pg. 82

Hide-it-all utility screen has a slatted face and overhang.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 41

Canvas privacy panel, designed for outdoor use, is laced inside a wooden frame. Est. cost: $95.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 90, 149

Stylish outdoor projects to build. (1) Arbor-gate combination with arched top (4x4x9-ft.). (2) Sunburst gate. (3) Side-yard screen (10-ft. tall) to conceal trash cans, etc. has a trellised top.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1992 (v.70#6) pg. 100

Front yard oasis. A description of a Seattle front yard filled with summer flowers. Sketches show how to make the lattice privacy screening, a trellis and how to lay a fieldstone path in a bed of sand and gravel.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 23

Tall privacy fence is a contemporary style incorporating diagonal cedar boards set in a frame and topped with a vertical grillwork.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1988 (v.11#8) pg. 36

Fence and fenceability. A guide to building a good-looking, durable privacy fence.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 24

Tip on constructing a board-on-board privacy fence entirely from one side. A useful technique when you don't have room to work on both sides.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1996 (v.19#9) pg. 13

Thirteen projects to spruce up your yard. Includes a variety of planters, movable fencing, privacy screens and walkways.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 82

Individual sunshade panels to make pool or patio private.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #86 Jun 1965 (v.15#3) pg. 38

Combinations of fiberglass and wood framing that make attractive privacy fences.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #136 Jun 1972 (v.22#5) pg. 50

Attractive fiberglass and redwood screen, 48" long by 36" high, is designed to hide garbage cans, a compostheap, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #137 Aug 1972 (v.22#6) pg. 52

How to build a wooden privacy fence. Nine fence styles shown.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #144 Apr 1973 (v.23#4) pg. 48

How to build a privacy fence with fiberglass panels set into a wood frame.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #183 Sep 1977 (v.27#6) pg. 52

Ideas for using scrap lumber. Tips include outdoor screening and fencing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #187 Feb 1978 (v.28#2) pg. 70

A "good neighbor" fence features 1x4 slats on one side and 1x6 slats on the other side to provide privacy, a wind screen, or to keep children and pets in bounds.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 34

Seven backyard improvements. (1) Firepit. (2) Kitchen bump out. (3) Curved wooden deck bench. (4) Privacy fence. (5) Water garden in a wooden barrel. (6) Contemporary hammock stand. (7) Second story circular deck.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #239 May-Jun 1983 (v.33#5) pg. 51

Rustic cedar privacy fence is built in 6-ft. sections. The matching gate features a gentle arc on the top.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 64

Block annoying sun or wind with a portable privacy screen made from one 4x8-ft. piece of lattice set into a frame. Wide feet and stakes keep the unit secured to the grass.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #358 May 1995 (v.45#5) pg. 88

Building a decorative privacy fence. This 6-ft high style has panels of vertical 1x6s (58" high) topped with a 16" high 1x1 lattice.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 40

Removable sections of picket fencing are used to conceal an air conditioning cooling coil.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #388 May 1998 (v.48#5) pg. 119

Build a privacy fence to replace a conventional deck railing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 38

Front-yard makeover. A look at turning a lawn into a private courtyard enclosed by a fence. Includes a drawing that shows construction details for the louvered and latticed fence sections and the brick columns.
FINE GARDENING #6 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 60
Added Info FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 4

Suggestions for plantings to create a privacy screen against a wire fence.
FINE GARDENING #49 May-Jun 1996 pg. 20

Tips on constructing a concrete-block privacy wall over 8-ft. tall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #36 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 12
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #37 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 4

Redwood fences and privacy screens. Nine styles with storage cabinets built in.
HOME CRAFTSMAN May-Jun 1965 (v.34#2) pg. 35

Fence alcove hides three garbage cans. Redwood lattice panels are framed and suspended between 4x4 posts. Two panels on one side are hinged.
HOME MECHANIX #683 Mar 1985 (v.81) pg. 86

All-American add-on. Additions to a circa-1885 farmhouse include a gazebo-style porch, a lattice privacy screen, and a veranda. Some construction details shown.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 34

Yardscaping projects. (1) 12-ft.-diameter octagonal gazebo built of pressure-treated wood. (2) Sun deck with 2/6 decking. (3) Patio of interlocking concrete pavers installed over sand and gravel. (4) Privacy screens consist of 4x4 posts and cedar lattice panels. (5) Multi-level raised-bed planters.
HOME MECHANIX #775 May 1993 (v.89) pg. 62

Big ideas for a small yard. Landscaping projects include (1) cedar arbor and planters, (2) concrete block retaining wall and steps that are covered with limestone slabs, (3) wooden trellis backdrop for a limestone planter, and (4) red cedar privacy fencing and gate with a lattice top.
HOME MECHANIX #785 May 1994 (v.90) pg. 45

Fancy fences. (1) Tall privacy fence with vertical louvers. (2) Classic with circular-topped pickets and a graceful curve along the top of each section. (3) Picket with diamond-shaped cutouts and narrow reveals. (4) Solid privacy fence with arbor over the gate.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 32

Four styles of backyard privacy fences are shown.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 55

Tip shows how to build a privacy fence that incorporates shelves and hangers for potted plants.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1978 (v.3#3) pg. 13

How to construct a board fence that looks good from both sides and includes sheltered storage.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 96

Tip: How to build a portable privacy screen with movable panels to allow ventilation.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1979 (v.4#4) pg. 24

How to build a wall of concrete blocks that you mold yourself. Includes plans for building your own mold for column blocks. Decorative screen blocks are cast in manufactured molds.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #588 May 1977 (v.73) pg. 118

Gothic-style privacy fence built from pressure treated lumber.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #647 Apr 1982 (v.78) pg. 42

An inexpensive privacy fence. Posts are scavengered iron pipe. Crossbars are 2x4 lumber. Palings are 1x6 lumber.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 12

Sectional patio screens.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1963 (v.119#6) pg. 134

Use fences and screens to conceal fuel storage tanks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 152

Fence or patio wall made from decorative concrete blocks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1966 (v.126#2) pg. 128

Privacy screens, two styles that provide decorative shelter for a patio.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1970 (v.134#2) pg. 158

Design and construction of privacy fences.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 72

Outdoor planter is built into a niche in a privacy fence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 76

How to build and install wooden fences. Post-and-rail, post-and-board, picket, louvered, and privacy screen types shown.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1974 (v.141#3) pg. 82

Privacy fence built from treated wood. Features horizontal louvers which obstruct view without interfering with air flow.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 152

How to build tall fences for privacy.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1965 (v.186#5) pg. 139

How to build portable, modular yard screens from 2x2 frames with fiberglass panel inserts.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1974 (v.205#2) pg. 102

Combination privacy fence and wood storage bin. 12-ft. long unit will store three cords of wood. Roof sections lift up to facilitate loading the wood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1980 (v.216#3) pg. 120

Winning designs in the FRP (fiberglass reinforced plastic) design contest. Includes cabana, solar collector, patio roof, greenhouses, privacy fence, pool cover and truck-bed canopy.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1981 (v.218#3) pg. 110

Privacy with style. Sturdy privacy fence is combined with a trellis.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1989 (v.234#6) pg. 145

How to build outdoor screens and panels from decorative concrete blocks. Instructions furnished for six different styles.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1979 pg. 68

Privacy fence has panels of translucent glass set in grooved wooden posts and rails.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 120

Hinged panels surround a patio to provide privacy and wind protection.
SUNSET Oct 1980 (v.165#4) pg. 152

Tip on how to build a privacy fence of modular, louvered panels.
SUNSET Jan 1985 (v.174#1) pg. 107

Tip: Trellis and screen for front-yard privacy. Pairs of posts space fence sections and rise to support a 3-ft.-wide trellis which spans the entire front of a house.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 138

Festive banner screens are easy to sew using nylon and window screening. Cloth appliques are applied to fiberglass window screening. Use as sun shade, privacy screen, decorations, etc.
SUNSET Aug 1990 (v.185#2) pg. 66

Design details for an airy lattice privacy screen used to enclose a deck.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #827 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.94) pg. 34

Outdoor screen fences made from 1x8 lumber set at 45 degree angle inside a wooden frame.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1967 (v.23#2) pg. 51

Privacy fence built of fiberglass panels and a redwood frame.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1968 (v.24#4) pg. 52

Enclose a patio with a rustic wooden screen decorated with concrete plaques and plaster casts set in wooden frames.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1969 (v.25#4) pg. 30

How to make a patio screen from a sheet of plywood with plaques made of stucco to add decoration.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1975 (v.31#3) pg. 50

Three wood fences. (1) Cedar slat fence made of rough-sawn 1"x1" lattice. (2) Redwood privacy fence and gate built from 1x6s nailed to a 2x4 frame. (3) Woven lath fence. A broken slat is easily replaced.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 32

Private lives. Three creative solutions to block a view from your neighbors. (1) Porch screen consists of vertical slats. (2) Fence and trellised gateway. (3) Horizontal-louver window screen.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 38

Shared side-yard fences. Two styles of tall privacy fences with gates.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1993 (v.49#3) pg. 26

How to build a windbreak fence. This tall privacy fence features a herringbone pattern of slats which allows some wind to pass through and reduces wind turbulance.
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1993 (v.49#3) pg. 30

Landscape screen is used to hide outdoor eyesores (air conditioner, trash cans, ...).
WORKBENCH Jun-Jul 1995 (v.51#3) pg. 26
Correction WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1995 (v.51#5) pg. 4

Classic cedar privacy fence. It features tightly-spaced alternating wide and narrow infill boards on the lower section and wider-spaced slats on the upper portion below an arched railing. Alternative treatments for the upper section are illustrated.
WORKBENCH #253 May-Jun 1999 (v.55#3) pg. 26, 32