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

Zigzag screen is made of 8 ft. panels that are 6 ft. high.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1972 (v.50#2) pg. N4 (104+)

Modular garden fence is built from plywood and lathe strips. Screw hooks and eyes are used to hang sections to dowel posts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1972 (v.50#4) pg. 74

Photo shows fence screen with recessed planter boxes. Est. cost (for a unit 24 ft. long and 66" high): $95.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 50

Photo shows how to make a low edging fence of rough-sawn cedar. Est. cost: $2 per four-ft. section.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 61

Photo shows how to build a fence of 1x8 boards with shelves to support potted plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 92

How to build four styles of simple fences.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1977 (v.55#5) pg. 102

Tips on fence hardware you can buy to make fence building easier.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1979 (v.57#4) pg. 176

Build a louvered sunscreen to shield windows from the sun.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 52

Tip: A patio painting that can add color to a fence or patio screen. A 3x4-ft. piece of exterior plywood is painted with a bold graphic. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 56

Tip: Keep birds from lighting on top of a fence by adding rows of lightweight plastic fishing line above the fence top.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1981 (v.59#3) pg. 82

Tip: Make leg supports for a little border picket fence so it can be moved out of the way as necessary.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 107

Step-by-step guide to building decorative railings (for porches and outdoor stairways) and fences.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1984 (v.62#6) pg. 102

Sunburst fence. Slats within each panel of this fence are arranged in a "sunburst" pattern.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 38

"Far East" fence and gate are made of rectangular panels of lattice.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 39

The ageless picket fence. Mark your territory with a well-built fence that will add years of value to your home.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 2000 (v.23#8) pg. 46

Picket fence. A quick and easy guide to designing and building your own strong, long-lasting and stylish picket fence.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Apr 2002 (v.25#6) pg. 42

Good fences. A look at proper wood fence design and installation practices.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 34

Backyard improvements. A trellis and gate combination features latticework. Also shown are five styles of wooden fences including lattice, picket, louvered, board on board, and diagonal board.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1985 (v.8#8) pg. 10, 25

Pickets and posts. Five design options for wooden fences.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1987 (v.10#6) pg. 48

Tips on maintaining a wooden fence.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1988 (v.11#11) pg. 62

Flatter your fence. Easy ways you can highlight that attractive new fence.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1989 (v.12#8) pg. 23

Post and panel fence. A simple board fence system that you can prebuild indoors, for later installation outdoors.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1989 (v.12#8) pg. 30
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1989 (v.12#12) pg. 7

The spirit of the split rail. Overview of the legacy, construction and maintenance of split-rail fences.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1990 (v.13#8) pg. 33
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1990 (v.13#11) pg. 8

Down the garden path. Ideas for enchanting gates and fences.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1990 (v.13#8) pg. 44

Drawings of eight wooden fence designs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 56

A look at a variety of alternatives for fencing sheep.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1979 (v.63#4) pg. 47

How to use cull trees for fences and building scrap.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1979 (v.63#9) pg. 50

Tips on using parts of old, iron bed frames as gates, fences, and "fence menders".
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1984 (v.68#7) pg. 26

Suggestions on fencing that will confine hogs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.71#3) pg. 46

Ideas and techniques for temporary fencing to enclose individual paddocks.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 31

How to make a step-up on each side of a fence near a line post so a fence can be crossed without damaging it.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.75#5) pg. 5

How to build a pig pen from discarded pallets.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.75#6) pg. 30

Evaluating fencing systems for livestock. Compares costs per 100 feet and disadvantages.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.76#3) pg. 24

Tips on constructing low-cost animal pens from pallets.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.81#1) pg. 52

How to paint a mural on a fence
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1976 (v.6#9) pg. 70

Easy fencing. Tips on building rail fences.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1981 (v.12#5) pg. 44

Colonial Williamsburg gates and fences. Dimensions and construction details shown for several styles of wooden picket fences and gates.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1984 (v.15#4) pg. 38

Fence/storage wall. A 5.5-ft. high fence of horizontal 1x8 boards with modular 3x3-ft. cabinets for storage of garden and outdoor equipment.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #110 Jun 1969 (v.19#3) pg. 30

Portable windscreen panels are made of 1/4" plywood or hardboard. Standards of thin-wall conduit are inserted into sockets in the ground for movability.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #111 Aug 1969 (v.19#4) pg. 37

Board fence repairs that save time and money.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #134 Mar 1972 (v.22#3) pg. 44

How to build a fence. Ten designs and their dimensions included. A look at fencing materials, construction techniques and finishes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #174 Aug 1976 (v.26#6) pg. 34

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

Picket fences. A look at their history and several designs. Shows how to build four of them: (1) scalloped picket, (2) round picket, (3) square picket and (4) scroll picket.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 30, 35

A step-by-step guide to building wood fences. Describes building a side-by-side board fence with scalloped top. Includes tips on working with sloped land, constructing a gate and on three alternate fence styles (alternate board fence, picket fence, and overlapped board fence with lattice top).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #326 Mar 1992 (v.42#3) pg. 36

Fence repair. How to repair a sagging gate, replace a fencepost, and straighten, tighten and maintain a fence.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 78

Renewing weathered wood. Making decks, fences, and siding look great again.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 34

Neighborly fences. An exploration of key elements that make a fence both practical and attractive. Covers boundary fences in front and back yards, privacy fences and security fences.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 26

Fencing with bamboo. How to construct simple, but decorative, fences by wiring together horizontal and vertical lengths of bamboo.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 62

Building a picket fence. How to cut posts, pickets and rails from pressure-treated lumber. Setting fenceposts detailed, including a trick for making sure they are plumb.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 54
Added Info FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 12

Simple, knee-high, single-strand cable fence to protect plants along garden paths.
FINE GARDENING #28 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 8

The irresistible appeal of pickets, a charming American classic.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 42

Rebuilding an elaborate Federal-period fence.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #25 Feb-Mar 1985 pg. 73

Victorian-style fence is a wooden version of a wrought-iron fence.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #28 Aug-Sep 1985 pg. 53

How color impacts the visibility and hiding-power of a fence.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #46 Apr-May 1988 pg. 26

Building a traditional picket fence. Shop-built picket sections are slipped into dadoes cut into the separate fence posts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #108 Apr-May 1997 pg. 86

Good garden fences to build. (1) Picket fence, gate and arbor. (2) Rail fence with stone posts. (3) Wood rail fence. (4) Informal garden bench from hand hewn beam.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 40

Two rustic fences use materials gathered from the woodlot. (1) Split-rail fences. (2) Wattle fences.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.34#5) pg. 40

Low border fence. Two rails are set in notched end stakes. Three patterns furnished for ornamental shapes on the stake tops (tulip, butterfly, rabbit).
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1991 (v.35#2) pg. 92

Whimsical walls. Advice on incorporating ornaments in and on a garden wall or fence. Includes instructions for making a mosaic panel to hang on a wall. Broken pieces of glass or pottery are embedded in a framework of cement.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 10

Fences, a look at the reasons for building them and choices of materials.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 14

How to build a picket fence.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 18

Possibilities for fence finials suggested.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 41

How to build a rail fence. Instructions are included for four-stake, patent and binder fences that are wired at the joints for added strength.
HARROWSMITH #73 May-Jun 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 79

A frugal fence. How to install inexpensive curtain fencing, a 6-ft. high woven-wire fence that is suspended from a cable. It requires a minimum of posts, is unobtrusive, goes up fast, works well on almost any terrain, is animal-proof, and can enclose large areas.
HARROWSMITH #103 May-Jun 1992 (v.17#1) pg. 27

The rail way. How to install an old-fashioned zigzag snake rail fence.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #140 May-Jun 1998 (v.22) pg. 71

Four-rail fence.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 64

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

Fence with flair. "Welcome" gates feature a circular opening or a semi-circular opening with a trellis top. Combine them with a fence consisting of prefabricated lattice panels set in a decorative wooden frame.
HOME MECHANIX #688 Aug 1985 (v.81) pg. 33

Ten tips make fence building easier.
HOME MECHANIX #709 May 1987 (v.83) pg. 55

"Invisible Fencing". Tips on installing and using an electronic dog collar to keep your pet in his own yard.
HOME MECHANIX #736 Aug 1989 (v.85) pg. 72

Fabulous fences. (1) English-garden fence forms an elegant entrance to a formal garden. (2) Horizontal rail fence features long built-in flowerboxes. (3) Lattice-panel fence forms a semiprivate screen and support for climbing plants and vines. (4) Alternate board fence creates an interesting pattern. (5) Overlapping vertical fence boards provide maximum privacy and intriguing shadow lines.
HOME MECHANIX #744 Apr 1990 (v.86) pg. 46

A quick and easy way to build classic picket fences.
HOME MECHANIX #774 Apr 1993 (v.89) pg. 74

Attractive outdoor horizontal handrail is made of treated posts joined with the easy-to-grip tubular steel rail used on chain link fences.
HOME MECHANIX #784 Apr 1994 (v.90) pg. 108

Fancy fences. (1) Redwood lattice-panel fence with archway arbor. (2) Tapered sunburst-pattern picket fence. (3) Privacy panels made from cedar channel siding. (4) Horizontal-slat fence with recessed gateway and arbor.
HOME MECHANIX #794 Apr 1995 (v.91) pg. 63

Yard perks. Do-it-yourself accessories for making your yard better looking and better living. Includes benches, planters, arbors, trellis, gazebo, pergola, fences, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 31

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

Mending wooden fences. How to inspect the fence, replace a post, protect post tops, etc.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1989 (v.14#7) pg. 60
Added Info HOMEOWNER Dec 1989 (v.14#10) pg. 6

Tip on installing a wooden fence so that a section can be removed.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1989 (v.14#9) pg. 64

Fence finesse. Privacy fence and picket fence design and installation ideas from TV's "Hometime" show.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1990 (v.15#6) pg. 40

Fine fences. Classic Cape Cod fence is basically a picket style without the familiar pointed top. Other fence designs and features are also illustrated.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1990 (v.15#9) pg. 52

Selecting and installing varmint fencing to keep rabbits, raccoons, dogs, etc. out of your garden. Electric fences can be installed for larger animals.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 116

A guide to fence building. Looks at basics, designs and time-tested techniques. Gives construction details and a selection of designs.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #6 Summer 1977 (v.2#2) pg. 58

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 trench along a fence and line it with chicken wire to keep a pet from digging out.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1980 (v.5#4) pg. 15

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

Moveable fence. Freestanding planters support a latticework fence. Each planter (16"x15"x15" deep) has a pair of 89" long uprights at the back that support a lattice panel. A larger lattice panel is supported between each pair of planters.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 24
Correction KITCHEN GARDENER #21 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 3

Versatile lattice. How to erect a garden framework combining raised beds and panels of lattice of different heights. Includes a technique for framing 4x8-ft. panels of lattice. Layout plan for a 20x60-ft. garden included.
KITCHEN GARDENER #21 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 36

Construction of six styles of fences detailed. Styles covered are basket weave, plank and rail, picket, plank and open, board, and fiberglass panel.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #587 Apr 1977 (v.73) pg. 72

How to remove, repair, repaint, and re-install a section of picket fence.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #624 May 1980 (v.76) pg. 134

Tips on building a split rail fence.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #49 Jan-Feb 1978 pg. 162

How to build a "Zig" corral from peeled poles. Materials list and instructions for building a semi-octagonal corral about 48-ft. in diameter furnished.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #50 Mar-Apr 1978 pg. 97

How to build an animal-tight enclosure, the rip-gut fence, from twisted scraps of timber.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 116

How to build an old-time, double-post pole fence without nails, nuts, or bolts.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 158

Tip: Concrete edging prevents weeds from growing up along fence rows.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #75 May-Jun 1982 pg. 78

Excerpts from Roy Underhill's book tells how to build "hurdles" and other styles of fences.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 94

Tips on log-and-pin framing. Includes four projects to build (a log rail fence, a hoisting derrick, a swing set and a pole shed).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #92 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 112

Photos illustrate several differents designs for pickets and picket fences.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1981 (v.2#6) pg. 63

Wood vs. weather. How to keep wood fences and decks from being damaged by weather. Includes recipe for making your own wood preservative.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 72

Five "easy places" that create backyard vacation spots. (1) A prefabricated gazebo. (2) Lattice fences. (3) A multi-level barbecue. (4) A hot tub built into a deck. (5) A deck built on a level lot. Photos and sketches are included for each, but not complete construction details.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.7#6) pg. 41

Designs for Victorian fences and gates.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1977 (v.5#3) pg. 31

A look at the fences of the 18th & 19th centuries. Part 1. Stone fences, brick fences and iron fences and railings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1979 (v.7#2) pg. 13

A look at the fences of the 18th & 19th centuries. Part 2. Wood. Covers selecting a design for both fence and gates.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1979 (v.7#3) pg. 26

A look at the fences of the 18th & 19th centuries. Part 3. Building a picket fence.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1979 (v.7#4) pg. 39
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1979 (v.7#7) pg. 83

Tip: How to preserve an unpainted fence.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1979 (v.7#9) pg. 107

Home-made gingerbread. How an old nondescript farmhouse was transformed into a Victorian home. Emphasis is on the construction of an ornamental picket fence.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.8#4) pg. 39

Comments about the architectural enhancement of the old farmhouse described in "Home-made gingerbread" (Apr 1980) and a look at the philosophies of restoration.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1980 (v.8#7) pg. 83

The best way to build a wooden fence. Some specifications for rot-resistant construction.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1983 (v.11#5) pg. 101

Reviving a fence tradition. Research and construction of a "high-style" wood picket fence based on New England fences of the Georgian and early Federal periods.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1983 (v.11#6) pg. 121

Details on five fence-and-gate designs that are appropriate for post-Victorian houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1986 (v.14#2) pg. 78

Picket fences that last. Advice on materials, posts, rails, pickets, gates, and paint. Two designs shown.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.22#5) pg. 40

The art of ironwork. Historic uses of railings, fences and gates. Advice on repair and maintenance of both the metal and footings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.25#3) pg. 32

Gothic fence revival. Construction details of a fence that includes pickets, quatrefoils, a subrail and bottom box.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.25#5) pg. 52

Three articles on fences that cover their history and types, living hedge fences, and how to build a "moon rail" fence from lumber mill waste materials.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1978 (v.25#5) pg. 73

Tip: Pickets for a low fence are cut from orange crates.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 16

Tip: How to keep groundhogs (woodchucks) from tunneling underneath wire fences.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 22

How to build fences to keep animals out of a garden. Includes tips on digging and setting posts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 70

Design and build a custom picket fence. Features both hinged and lift-out gates.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1988 (v.35#10) pg. 51

Build a board-on-board fence (shadow fence) It provides the same privacy as a simple board fence, but has a more interesting three-dimensional look.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1990 (v.37#8) pg. 66

Critter defence. Using fences and other deterrents to keep raccoon, rabbit, deer, woodchuck, skunk, gopher and bear out of a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1995 (v.42#2) pg. 50
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 6

Weaving with willow. Add rustic charm to your garden with this classic technique. Instructions for a willow wattle crinkle fence. Photos of other uses included.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1999 (v.46#6) pg. 36

How to paint fences. Looks at wood, iron, galvanized, aluminum, and asbestos-cement fences.
PARENTS HOME May 1981 (v.5#8) pg. 45

Fourteen styles of fences.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1965 (v.124#1) pg. 140

Fence includes toolshed section for mower and garden tools.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.131#4) pg. 164

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

Eight easy-to-build fence designs, including 5 high fences and 3 low fences.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1975 (v.144#1) pg. 62

Two styles of patio fences. One has large cutout "windows" for use in displaying plants. The other creates a grillwork or latticework effect.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1975 (v.144#2) pg. 90

Tip: Use a sloped top rail on fences to shed water.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1977 (v.147#6) pg. 176

Nine great ways to fence your yard. Photos and diagrams show how to construct various styles of fences on both level and sloped ground.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1978 (v.149#3) pg. 140

How to install 18" tall utility fencing to protect garden plants.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1978 (v.150#4) pg. 170

Clever way to join 4x4 deck railing or fencing is a neater method than nailing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 184

5 yard structures to improve your landscape. (1) Walkway and overhead trellis. (2) Cedar screen. (3) Lattice fence. (4) Arched trellis. (5) Arched-top gate.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1981 (v.156#2) pg. 88

Country fences that protect your yard. A look at picket fence design and construction.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1983 (v.159#6) pg. 89

How to build 4 attractive fences. (1) Picket. (2) Brick post and lattice panels. (3) Lattice border and wide board base. (4) Vertical basket weave.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1984 (v.161#5) pg. 86

All-American fences. A guide to planning and installing a fence, plus attractive fence designs. Details included for rail fence and gate, lattice-top fence, board and board fence, picket fence, and saw-tooth picket fence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1985 (v.162#8) pg. 96

Build this board-and-lattice fence with fanciful moon gate. Consists of three styles of fences: (1) 4-ft. lattice fence with moon gate. (2) 6-ft. board-and-lattice fence. (3) 6-ft. privacy fence made from 1x6 boards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1987 (v.164#6) pg. 98

Private domain. Easy-to-build sectional fencing system features 4x4 posts that support lattice panels above a skirt of vertical 1x6 boards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1989 (v.166#6) pg. 88

Picket fences. Tips on planning, building and installing a wooden fence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1994 (v.171#7) pg. 60

Garden gateway. Build an elegant redwood structure that's really four projects in one (trellis, gate, fence, bench).
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1998 (v.175#7) pg. 92

Fabrication of a wooden picket fence. Design includes square boxed posts and pickets that are shaped using a router and template.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1999 (v.176#4) pg. 112

Plastic and wood windbreak.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1964 (v.184#6) pg. 112

Good ideas for your outdoor living room.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1964 (v.185#1) pg. 110

Removable fence section allows access to a completely fenced-in yard.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1970 (v.196#1) pg. 191

Labyrinth or maze style fence can convert a corner of your yard into a protected garden area. It also conceals garbage cans, tools, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 76

A decorative gate and simple fence can convert a corner of your yard into a protected garden area.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1972 (v.200#4) pg. 111

Make sections of a picket fence removable for easier lawn mowing, or to get large objects into or out of your yard.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 148

Wooden fences. Three articles on designing and installing wood fences. Several styles of screen-type fences illustrated. How to build a redwood fence in sections is shown. How to install a precut post-and-rail fence.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1975 (v.207#1) pg. 92, 95, 97

How to work with fiberglass-reinforced plastic panels. Tips on using it for patio roof covers, fences, storage buildings or playhouses, etc. Available in both corrugated or flat form.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1976 (v.208#6) pg. 114

Fanciful, but functional, fences. (1) Brick-post-serpentine. (2) Staggered-box-beam. (3) Two-tiered-louver. (4) Trellis-shaded-slat. (5) Post-and-beam. (6) Board-and-batten. (7) Lattice-top-board.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1984 (v.224#5) pg. 134

Four fanciful fences you can build. These fences feature unique architectural features including "rooftops", oriental-like overhangs, built-in planter boxes, reed panels, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1986 (v.228#5) pg. 100

Make it easier to drive a garden tractor or larger vehicle through a rail fence by making one section of rails easily removable.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1987 (v.230#6) pg. 122
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1987 (v.231#2) pg. 6

Planter fences and pergolas. (1) Gateway pergola with an oriental theme combined with a privacy fence. (2) Large planter box topped with a pergola. (3) Planter fence where each section has three tiers of planter boxes built in between the 4x6 posts. This sturdy fence could double as a retaining wall.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1987 (v.231#2) pg. 72

Two novel fences. (1) Woven wood using vertical slats. (2) Plastic sewer pipe fence posts support 2x4 rails.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1988 (v.233#2) pg. 68

An easy-to-build basket-weave fence.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 78

The art of fencing. Careful layout, straight posts, and plenty of styles to choose from. Emphasis is on picket fences.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1988 (v.3#5) pg. 50

Using rope in fences.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.35#9) pg. 70

Selecting the right fence for your yard.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1965 (v.36#9) pg. 59

Build a "mortise-post" style fence easily using a chain saw.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1969 (v.40#12) pg. 76

Facelifts for the old homefront. Decorative fences, gates and porch railings.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Spring 1980 pg. 90

Photo and sketch show how to build a combination fence and bench.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 273

How to build a removable fence to store a house trailer in a back yard in a concealed fashion.
SUNSET Sep 1977 (v.159#3) pg. 107

Photos show how small portholes can be cut in fences and gates to provide "windows" for a dog.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 154

How to build a glass wind screen for a terrace or deck.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 158

Photo shows a poolside screen of redwood and tempered glass that preserves a view while protecting the pool area.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 136

Super-strong, sag-free, rotproof fence has galvanized pipe supports hidden behind a bolt-together wood frame. Fence is faced with cedar 1x1s.
SUNSET Aug 1979 (v.163#2) pg. 98

How to build lattice for garden screens, fences, gates, overhead panels, and lath houses. Built from inexpensive bundles of lath.
SUNSET Apr 1980 (v.164#4) pg. 108

"Window fence" is a fence-like facade built 4-ft. out from the house. Shed roof of tempered glass slopes down from house roof.
SUNSET Apr 1980 (v.164#4) pg. 114

Sections of lattice fence are removable by removing conduit "pins" which pass through aligned eye screws to hold panels to posts.
SUNSET Sep 1982 (v.169#3) pg. 138

Tips on using bamboo as a building material for fences, gates, walks, etc.
SUNSET Apr 1984 (v.172#4) pg. 273

A slot-together assembly technique enables most of this wooden fence to be built indoors. Only the 4x4 posts are set in place ahead of time.
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 108

Tip on orienting 4"x4" fence posts so that each section of a wooden picket fence can be easily removed.
SUNSET Mar 1994 (v.192#3) pg. 103

Fencing lessons. Four distinctive designs. (1) Formal picket fence based on Federal-style architecture has 2x2 pickets at two different heights. (2) Cross-rail fence. (3) Redwood-slat fence that resembles a partially open blind. (3) A privacy fence with horizontal lattice panels near the top.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #817 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.93) pg. 54

Tip on making a section of stockade fence easily removable to form a larger access when needed.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #833 Mar 1999 (v.95) pg. 82

Colonial Williamsburg fences. Styles to adopt, adapt, and admire.
WOOD MAGAZINE #5 Jun 1985 (v.2#3) pg. 66

Good-neighbor fence is a very open design and looks good from both sides. Large fence posts support 2x4 frames fitted with molded plastic lattice panels in the center.
WOOD MAGAZINE #142 Jun-Jul 2002 (v.19#4) pg. 64

Shaping the tops of flat fence pickets by turning them in a lathe.
WOODWORKER Jul 1994 (v.98#7) pg. 68

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

Wood fence and wood retaining wall maintenance tips.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1990 (v.46#4) pg. 8

Install a strong, decorative tubular steel security fence which looks like wrought iron.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1991 (v.47#4) pg. 32

Build a fence for security, one that creates privacy in the yard while keeping out intruders. Designs for three styles furnished. (1) Stockade board-on-board security fence 7-ft tall with cap rail and square capitals on the top of posts. (2) Post-and-rail security fence with gate that has Craftsman style design elements. (3) Dog-eared board-on-board security fence. Includes advice on building and hanging a gate.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 30