1996 - Volume #20, Issue #2, Page #09[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Concrete Post Heavy-Duty Fence
Each gate post measures 2 ft. square by 16 ft. tall and stands on top of a 3 by 3 by 1-ft. footing buried 7 ft. in the ground to resist frost. Each post extends 10 ft. above ground. Each post was poured solid with hand mixed concrete - 2.7 yards each.
The posts support a pair of 14-ft. galvanized gates. Hinges were cast in place. "The posts have a real solid feel to them and should last virtually forever," says Skoog, who used house numbers to mold the date he built the gate into the posts.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Art Skoog, P.O. Box 770890, Eagle River, Alaska 99577.
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