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Timber Paling Fence

Timber fencing why are there so many different ways to build a timber paling fence listed on the Internet ?   Because there are actually different types of timber paling fences and construction methods.

Lapped timber Paling Fence common in Victoria - Palings are over lapped, provides good privacy. 

Construction methods for Lapped Paling Fence

Picture of lapped paling timber fence - palings one one side, posts the other
Picture of lapped paling timber fence - capped, palings one one side, posts the other
Picture of lapped paling timber fence - capped, exposed posts
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Butt Paling timber Fence common in NSW and QLD - Palings are butted up together or have a space between them. Provides air flow but not privacy. 

Lapped and Butt timber paling fencing can be constructed in many different ways and with a variety of material sizes.
With or without plinths (plinths can be more than one high).
With or without capping.
With or without trellis.

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