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...

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

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)