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There are many reasons to build a fence. It provides privacy, keeps things out and other things in, adds security, but it also adds beauty. A fence adds the finishing touches to your yard and completes the landscape. There are many fencing options for material, style, durability. Today we are going to teach you how to build a bamboo fence for those looking for a more exotic look and feel.
Some Tidbits About Bamboo
There are many benefits to using bamboo to build your fence, such as strength and durability. Bamboo is naturally very strong and flexible. Homes built of bamboo have been known to remain standing after earthquakes as intense as 9.0 in magnitude. The strong, flexible, natural material has been used for centuries around the world as a main source of building material. Bamboo has even been used as the main building material for some skyscrapers in China.
Bamboo is also naturally beautiful and comes in different shades and colors. Check out our different styles.
How to Build the Fence
We are going to explain how to build a fence assuming you are building from scratch and not just covering up an old fence.
Step 1. You will need to purchase wood fence posts that are 4â€™â€™ x 4â€™â€™. It doesnâ€™t matter what type of wood the posts are made from, but we will be making a 8 foot tall fence, so the post needs to allow for 30 to 36 inches to go underground and 8 feet above ground.
Step 2. Dig the pole holes. Measure 8 foot between each post hole and insert a marking (a stick of stake) where the hole will be dug. Dig your post holes 2.5 to 3 feet (30 to 36 inches) deep and 10 inches wide.
When people look at bamboo fencing, the first thing that comes to mind is to use it in outdoor design. Bamboo fencing can be used in other ways that serve as beautiful and functional decor pieces both indoors and outdoors. One of the top choices for using bamboo fencing is to use it for designating outdoor perimeters. Use it for backyard orÂ front yardÂ fencing. The beautiful colors and shape of bamboo will enhance any space any type of garden. Both eye-catching yet muted enough to serve as a backdrop to most spaces, bamboo is an ideal decoration resource. Bamboo fencing can is subtle enough as background decor or could be that last piece that will bring that whole look together.
A fantastic way to use bamboo fencing indoors is to use it as bed decor! Use it as an earthy and organic canopy over the bed for a unique and beautiful effect. Hang ethereal fabrics from the top for a cozy, private, and breezy feel. Another great way to integrate bamboo fencing with your bed is to use it as a modern headboard. You can choose from contemporary colors such as the mahogany, black bamboo or natural panels.
Bamboo fencing is an ideal design resource to divide up rooms or add privacy between rooms. They serve as decor piece and a wall/roomÂ dividerÂ if you need it. Choose between natural and organic looking bamboo fencing or a darker and contemporary style such as the natural black bamboo fencing or mahogany stained bamboo fencing.