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Default Distance between posts for 5 x 3 posts and 6ft featheredge

Whats the normal distance between posts using 5 x 3 posts and using 5
inch wide x 6ft featheredge, and 3 arris rails ??
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Default Distance between posts for 5 x 3 posts and 6ft featheredge

the carpet man wrote:
Whats the normal distance between posts using 5 x 3 posts and using 5
inch wide x 6ft featheredge, and 3 arris rails ??


3m maximum. Are you putting up a fence, or just asking?
At this length you ought to make sure that your rails are
of good quality, no large knots (especially near the middle
of the length), etc. Measure up and see what distances
"work". Consider fixing the boards in alternate bays in
different directions for reduced look-through.
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Default Distance between posts for 5 x 3 posts and 6ft featheredge

Ive got 20 ft ( 6 m ) of fence to put up, but thought that 3m was too
much (using 3 posts), but then again I thought 2m (using 4 posts) was
too close.

I prefer the 3m as its going to be quicker and cheaper.

Quality of products (ie knots) is always a problem, as there is no
good timber around.

Thanks

the carpet man wrote:
Whats the normal distance between posts using 5 x 3 posts and using 5
inch wide x 6ft featheredge, and 3 arris rails ??


3m maximum. Are you putting up a fence, or just asking?
At this length you ought to make sure that your rails are
of good quality, no large knots (especially near the middle
of the length), etc. Measure up and see what distances
"work". Consider fixing the boards in alternate bays in
different directions for reduced look-through.


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