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Fences & Retaining Walls

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No matter what type of fence you plan to build, this practical manual has the information you need to do professional quality work, from selecting the right materials to laying out each post and applying the right finish. Anyone who builds fences and retaining walls can use the simplified designs and construction methods, time-and-money-saving tips, and practical advice in this manual. It's the most complete, most useful, most up-to-date reference available for every fence, railing and retaining wall job. Thumb through the pages of this book. You'll notice right away the detailed, easy-to-follow explanations, hundreds of photos and diagrams and step-by-step instructions for every common type of fence, rail and retaining wall, including: board, rail and picket fences; welded metal fences and rails; concrete block and brick walls; chain link and wire fences; gates and entrances; construction details and tips; plywood panel fences; retaining walls and rock walls; troubleshooting and repairs; and wiring and plumbing in walls. If you are handling your first fence job, you will appreciate the clear explanation of basic fence and wall building principles. But even experienced professional fence and wall builders can use the tips and tricks explained here: setting up a fence contracting company, selling fence work, contracts, bookkeeping, and a complete chapter on estimating. Includes blank forms you can use and copy when planning and bidding jobs.

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If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

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These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.


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