Learn to build and repair fences.
This handbook describes the design and construction of fences. It is primarily aimed at those concerned with the management of land for conservation and amenity, but the materials and techniques described are applicable to fences built purely for agricultural or other purposes.
It contains everything you need to know about fencing - their design, siting, the law, health & safety. All aspects of construction are covered in detail and step by step.
Loads of background information - design and siting, the law, safety, tools and equipment, as well as the materials used for fences.
Constructing a fence
Clear, step-by-step instructions on all aspects of designing and constructing a fence - post and wire, wooden and electric fences and much more.
Uses, gates & stiles
Design and construction of other types of fences and a range of gates and stiles. Includes deer fencing, tree protection, sand fencing.
The original, printed TCV handbook "Fencing, a practical handbook" contained 134 pages. Every one of these pages is included in these digital versions. Your subscription would also give you unlimited access to all of our practical conservation handbooks. There are over 2,000 illustrations covering all 10 handbooks. These will be constantly added to and improved. We will also add photographs and videos to bring the pages to life.
The Practical Handbook series was started in the 1970s, with most of the original titles remaining in print throughout, and new titles being added over the years. There has been a rolling programme of revision with most printed Handbooks now in their umpteenth edition.