Arrange 13 1-by-4 planks vertically on a work table. Arrange the planks tightly. Place two horizontal planks across the arrangement, one 6 inches from the top the other 6 inches from the bottom. Use the pneumatic nailer and attach the horizontal planks to the vertical planks, nailing along the board at every plank. Repeat this process two more times to make the three sides of this fence.
Place one finished panel, right side up, on the work table. Attach two wrought-iron hinges to the panel, one 6 inches from the top, one 6 inches from the bottom, using a power drill. Lay another panel on the table, lining up the two panels. Attach the second panel to the first by attaching the wrought iron hinge to the panel, connecting the two. Use the drill to attach the last panel to the last pair of hinges. Attach the panel to the second panel. This will give you a three-sided fence panel.
Flip the panels over carefully so the wrong sides are facing up. Attach one cane bolt to each panel, at the left end of the panel. Use the bracket assemblies that came with the bolt panel and screw them into place.
Arrange the panels around the unit in a 3-foot circumference. Secure them in the ground using the bolt panels. Make the screen more permanent by attaching the two end panels to the building using screws.
Things You Will Need
- 40 cedar 1-by-4s
- Pneumatic nail gun
- 3 sets of 2 pre-drilled wrought iron hinges
- Power drill
- 3 cane bolts with assemblies
- Choose a durable, hardy wood like cedar for a long lasting fence.