Cedar Split Rail Fence Projects
Cedar split rail fence – Cedar split rail fences are made of cedar logs about 10 to 12 meters in length and divide down their length. Split in half again and again until the rails are usable size, wood lengths then piled on each other. Unlike a traditional cedar split rail fence, a tapped split-rail fences are not free-standing.The vertical supports in the fence having holes or mortises cut into them that the pointed ends of the rails fit. This type of fence is running in a straight line and is often used for decorative fencing or horse pastures.
Keep deer out of your flower beds by constructing a cedar split rail fence. A conventional, zigzag fence or tapped fence with wire fences used as a barrier for small animals works well. This style of cedar fence also keeps children and small pets in your yard.
Feature a corner garden in your yard by merging two sections of cedar split rail fence at a 90 degree angle. Plan your garden area with the tallest plants at the back and toward the poles, where the two fence sections meet. Grow climbing plants in front of the cedar split rail fence, so they can climb cedar supports. Climbing roses are especially attractive in juxtaposition with the tree.