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Western Red Cedar Stack Rail Fence
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Sale - 10% Off All Cedar Split Rail *Excludes Gates
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Description - Western red cedar stack fence, developed by early American pioneers, has also commonly been referred to as Battlefield fence, Worm fence, Snake fence, and ZigZag fence.Cedar stack fence offers both natural beauty and rustic charm. Installation is easy and because no fence post hole drilling are typically required, this stack style of fence is especially popular in difficult soils and rocky terrain. Further, when installed properly, the entire fence is above the ground level which eliminates ground contact and is practically entirely rot free.

Western red cedar stack fences and cedar split rail fences have proven more weather-resistant than those made of Pine, Spruce, and Hemlock. Cedar also resists insect infestation. Western red cedar wood has a distinct color which left uncoated will weather to a silver gray color. Cedar stack rail fence is very rustic in appearance. Each rail and post come in a slightly different size and shape.

Advantages - Cedar stack rail fence is a cost effective style for defining boundaries, and decorating property. Stack rail fencing is also one of, if not the easiest style of fence to install making it an ideal project for the do-it-yourselfer. There is no need to dig any post holes or purchase any fence posts for most fence installations. (Note: Unscarfed rails are predrilled at no extra cost. Our mill orients rails so they will sit squarely on one another and drills a 7/8 - 1" hole approximately 1 from end of rail. Rebar stakes/ spikes can then be used to secure rails in place and into the ground.)

Disadvantages - Stack fence requires more materials (fence rails) to create the zig-zag fence pattern than conventional split rail of comparable height and footage. Fence requires a preservative for the longest-lasting performance, however most installations are never treated.


Customer Comment:

Hi Mark,

Thought you'd like to see the results of the split rails we purchased with your help, through your company. We are very pleased with how our fence turned out, and the product!

Best regards,

Andrea D. - Portland, OR

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