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Some ideas here for you Tracy!
Ideas from other Hometalkers
I hear ya! As soon as I throw it away, I come up with a project I needed it for, right?! Here is a coat rack I made with pickets from a fence panel.
Somewhat depends on what they look like and the condition of the wood.
If it is in good shape you could make picture frames.
A back splash (but I would seal them first),
I have seen people use the slats to make a border in their yard.
To frame a poster.
Of course kindling.
Construct useful wooden boxes from old fence panels
Make outdoor furniture from used fence panels
we used old fence to make a wood shed https://www.charlestoncrafted.com/building-a-wood-shed-from-old-fence/
I've seen people use them to make garden potting tables. Really cute. The fence is attached above and behind the table to hang supplies on.
Tracy: maybe this will help
I love this!! https://www.hometalk.com/diy/decorate/walls/who-knew-an-old-privacy-fence-could-look-so-good-in-a-house-40118624
Who Knew an Old Privacy Fence Could Look so Good in a House!
I made garden furniture out of mine. Chairs and table , fun but not comfortable. Sold them as garden art years ago.
Thank you all guys, myself and daughter are going to decide from all your ideas which one we will attempt
As a last resort, put them on Facebook Marketplace for free. Leave them at the end of you driveway and they will be gone before you know it.
There are some good ideas here!
Make a Windmill.
if they are in good condition you can build other yard decor .. Check this https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=fence%20upscyle%20idea&rs=typed&term_meta=fence%7Ctyped&term_meta=upscyle%7Ctyped&term_meta=idea%7Ctyped
Check this https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=fence%20upscyle%20idea&rs=typed&term_meta=fence%7Ctyped&term_meta=upscyle%7Ctyped&term_meta=idea%7Ctyped
Used the odd sized pieces as kindling for our wood stove.