wood fence post size

Fence sizes. Standard fence dimensions by height

Pressure treated pine or cedar post for fences normally have 4” x 4” or 6” x 6” nominal dimensions and sold 6’ or 8’ long. Vinyl posts normally 4” x 4”, 5” x 5” and 6” x 6” and length vary from 72” to 102”. Line posts for chain link fences made of 16 gauge galvanized metal typically 1 5/8” or 2” in diameter.

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Wood Privacy Fence Post Spacing & Post Selection Guide

Wood posts are the ones to carry the most of the fence weight so they should be larger than the panels and the railings. You should choose post materials with a 4 inch width and 4 inch thickness, giving you square wooden board for you post. The height will be equal the height of your fence plus 2 to 3 feet.

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What Size Fence Posts are Best?

Use the right wood and the right size posts DEAR TIM: I've got a 5 foot 6-inch tall wood privacy fence with very little gap between the vertical wood pieces. When I built the fence I used 4x4 posts in between the wood panels. The posts were buried 2 feet down and surrounded by concrete.

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Wood Fence Posts - Wood Fencing - The Seven Trust

Wood Fence Posts Nominal post height (ft.) 8 (9)

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Pressure Treated Fence Post Guide - Roblin Forest Products

Size Posts per Bundle Weight (lb) per Bundle Selected Conversion Factors To convert customary units to metric units, multiply by the factor in the column. To convert metric units to customary units, multiply by the factor in the column.-30-20-10 0 10 20 30 40-22-4 32 14 50 68 86 104 0 F C 100 160.93 90 144.84 80 128.75 70 112.65 60 96.56 40 80.47

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How to Determine Posts Needed to Build a Fence | Hunker

At least 33 percent (or 1/3) of the fence post will need to be buried. A 4-foot iron fence will need to be secured in a 2-feet deep hole. This means that your post will have to be at least 6-feet long to be installed correctly. For a 6-foot tall vinyl privacy fence, your posts will need to be 9-feet long.

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