Fence Post Extensions

6 Materials
$5
30 Minutes
Easy

If you have short fence posts and panels in your garden and want more privacy, then these fence post extensions are a great solution. These are perfect to prevent replacing heavy concrete posts.

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When my parents first bought their recent bungalow project, you could see straight into next door’s garden. Now that’s ok if you like a good natter and you’re friends.


However, I believe most of us want privacy. They were also rotten, so my Dad suggested these fence post extensions and sent me on my way.


But first, we needed to replace the old ones with new ones.

How to Extend Your Wooden Fence The Easy Way

Once your panels are in, check they’re level with a spirit level.


Then hold a fence filler piece from the back and mark on it where the tallest fence panel lies.



Cut the fence post extension filler with a hand saw.

Then pre drill and screw it to both fence panels.

Repeat on the opposite side with your neighbour's permission.

Adding Fence Caps


Finally, place the fence post caps on top, evenly.


And pre-drill and screw to both sides of the fence post extensions and you’re done!

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