Why choose a featheredge timber fence?

Those unfamiliar with the world of timber garden fencing may find a little daunting when it comes to choosing which type is right for your garden. When you picture a back garden and the type of timber fence which surrounds it, we can pretty much guarantee that the image you conjure up in your mind is of a featheredge style, and there is good reason for this.

This type of timber fence is fuss-free, reliable and strong, three elements you should certainly be looking for when it comes to choosing a suitable timber fence. It is an incredibly popular choice, hence why we recommend this solid style to many of our customers.

Intrigued to know more? Let’s take a closer look at the positives of featheredge timber fencing…

Easy to erect

A featheredge timber fence is constructed using overlapping timber boards which are affixed to horizontal rails, which are then secured to posts in the ground. If you are fairly handy around the house and own a set of standard DIY tools, then erecting a featheredge timber fence should be no problem for you. Thanks to the power of YouTube, there are countless, useful video tutorials which will be able to help you each step of the way.

What you will need to do is ensure you have all of the correct materials, such as rails, caps and posts. If you are unsure how many timber fencing boards you will need for your project, or which accessories you’ll require, get in touch with our helpful team who will be more than happy to answer your queries. 

Choose your look 

As well as ensuring you are getting a top quality timber fence which will last you for years to come, you also want to build a timber fence which will look great in your garden. Our featheredge boards have a contemporary feel, and have impressed countless customers over the years. We stock two different types so you can choose which one you think will look best in your home.

The western red cedar boards have a warm palette of rich amber tones and are exceptionally durable and stable. We are extremely passionate about Western Red Cedar, as no other wood compares for use in fencing. Smooth to the touch, it is exceptionally durable and stable but also astonishingly light and fantastic to work with.

Our other type of timber featheredge boards come in various sizes and are easy to erect and maintain. They are also able to cope with site conditions requiring a timber fence of variable height or line.

Long lasting

Aligned vertically onto horizontal rails, the feather edge boards are nailed such that adjacent boards overlap, forming an extremely strong and wind-proof timber fence. They are a lot more robust than panels and also have the added bonus of providing you with maximum privacy.  

We hope this blog post has been useful in helping you to decide which type of timber fencing to go for. Don’t forget that we can produce bespoke orders, so if you need a different width, length or a different quantity please get in touch for a fast quote on 01409 231763.