Thursday, September 18, 2014

How to Install Aluminum Metal Fence - Part 4 of 6 - Metal Fence and Post Hardware

By Gary Boutin
Fig.1 Fence hardware

Supplies and Tools:
Dewalt electric drill
Drill bits 3/8 inch
Fence rail support connector kits 
(Each comes with support and Phillip nut)
Pencil #2
Phillip bit #2
Magnetic torpedo level
White metal post 

Tyler Zowat lives in Perris, California. He wanted to install a little privacy fence for his animals. He purchased all the fence, post and hardware from The Home Depot. 

This post shows the six steps to install a little privacy fence. 

Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows the top hardware holding the metal fence to the metal post.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows a short run where a metal fence needs to be secured by two fence posts.
Fig.2 Fence post
Step 3: Fig.3 shows that the bottom rail needs to be attached to the fence posts.

Fig.3 Fence needs to be attached
Step 4: Fig.4 shows an electric drill with a metal 3/8 inch bit will punch a hole into the metal posts so the hardware fence hardware.
Fig.4 Drilling holes for 
the fence hardware
Step 5: Fig.5 shows that the fence hardware is holding the fence and is secured by the Phillip nut into the metal post. The one below has been painted.
Fig.5 Place bolt into metal post
Step 6: Fig.6 shows another view of the fence being secured.

Fig.6 Metal filling

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