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One option, may be alternating a fast growing, but water intensive tree with a slower growing more climate appropriate tree.
Dec 13, Let's start by saying that some treeks make good posts, some do not. I will say this; If you staple a fence to a live tree, the tree will either die and fall over or it will grow out over your staples and wires so that you cannot ever again tighten, move, or work with that piece of stumpclear.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. Sep 13, it is more proffesionl looking to use posts as strainers and turners yes it is easier to use trees but what if the tree falls over and you can damage the tree with staples.
Red oak is an inferior wood, unsuitable for fence posts. White oak is fairly inexpensive when compared with locust or cedar; however, you can build a solid fence that will last for 10 to 15 years. If economy is a consideration, white oak may be the"best" material for the job.
Advertisement. Jul 15, Fencing in a paddock using trees as posts. Aug 21, To be fair, farmers in the Northeast have long used trees as fenceposts, much to the chagrin of the sawyers (and loggers and firewood cutters) who discovered embedded fence hardware decades later.
In fact, the common and haphazard approach of stapling a spool of barbed wire to trees at the edge of the pasture is partly to blame for the dismissal of living fenceposts as an appropriate fencing. The wood is one of the standards for wooden tree stump grinding hudson il posts in the USA and other countries where they are growing (only the USA is the natural habitat for these two trees.
One other tree, the bald cypress is known for it's non rotting abilities and in swampy areas it is the prime choice for fence post wood. The 2 on either side of my driveway were left about 7 feet tall to use as lamp posts and attaching bird feeders.
I will be cutting the remaining logs left over to make the fence rails. 4 cuts on each log to end up with a square post for use elsewhere, but the cuttings will be about 1 1/" with bark in tact and nailed directly to remaining stumps. Sep 2, - Explore Ramona Margaritta's board"making a fence out of tree branches" on Pinterest. See more ideas about fence, garden fence, outdoor gardens pins. Mar 28, 40 Years back I cut down some young pine trees, peeled off the bark and made about 4" to 6" post.
I let them dry for a few months then they were stood up in barrels with a mix of burnt oil and diesel fuel and allowed to sit for about a month. They were put in the ground for the fence and a metal piece tack to the top of the post like a.