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How To Build A Stay-Tuff Field Fence

October 13, 2012 | by Duncan Page


High Tensile Tough

Ever wondered how to put up high tensile field fencing? Installing a field fence can pose many challenges if you don't know how to do it. Watch this instructional video below from Stay-Tuff and learn how: to keep your animals safer; make your fence last longer; add value to your property! It will guide you through the steps, from planning to completion.

 1. Planning your field fence

  • Take time to sketch a map and layout the fence, locating corners and gates.
  • Think about your future fencing needs.
  • Make sure you have all the necessary tools to complete the job.
  • Note any natural obstacles - streams, gullies, etc.
  • Clear the fence line, removing brush and any obstacles.

2. Set the posts

  • Install end, corner, and brace posts.
  • Build horizontal brace members to support tensioning of wire.
  • Remove knots to tie off horizontal wires to end posts.
3. Tension the horizontal wires
  • Tension the fence sections using a stretcher-bar.
  • Splice lengths of fencing together.

4. Attach the fence to posts

  • Staple horizontal fence wires to wood posts.
  • Secure fence to metal T posts with T post ties.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Safety, Security--a Happy Barnyard
Once you have completed these steps, you will have a good-looking fence that will keep your animals safe and secure for a long time.

Now sit back and enjoy!

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