Makoto & Benjamin's Chevron Inspired DIY Fence

Scout Regalia

Taking inspiration from chevron patterns and the axiom, "good fences make good neighbors", Makoto and Benjamin of Los Angeles design partnership Scout Regalia decided to bookend their home with a pair of curb-appeal boosting wooden fences, then share their project with everyone as a downloadable PDF plan...

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The second of Scout Regalia's ongoing Cutsheet Project series (the first was this rustic planting table), the DIY Fence Project is also available as a downloadable PDF plan for anyone to build and customize specific to their needs.

What You'll Need:
1. 4x4 posts *
2. 2x4 framing lumber **
3. 72” long ‘dog ear’ fence boards **
4. 1x4 trim boards**
5. 2-1/2” & 1-1/4” ‘trim head’ screws ***
6. Electric drill with driver bit to match screws
7. Miter saw
8. 3/32” drill bit (verify size with actual screw)
9. 4x4 mounting brackets for posts (optional)
10. Wood sealer (optional)
* Pressure treated wood if going into ground
** Rough sawn cedar or redwood is recommended
*** Stainless steel or exterior coated is recommended

(Images: Makoto Mizutani/Benjamin Luddy)

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