Wicker fence with their hands
Each summer resident wants to give their garden at the cottage natural, and naturalness. This will help us
wicker fence made with their own hands.
If a deaf concrete fence or metal, neither of which natural however.
Openwork wrought-iron fence or a beautiful wall made of gabions (rocks in wire mesh) look more aesthetically pleasing, and a light wicker fence made with your own hands is the height of naturalness and the perfect solution for devotees of good ideas.
For netting gardeners use mostly willow twigs, their thickness depends on the purpose of the fence.
If you have decided to create a solid wicker fence for a vegetable garden, you should use larger rods with a diameter of 2-3 cm, for decorative purposes suitable twigs thinner, about 1-2 cm.
Billet rods for braided intake occurs in spring or late autumn, when the trees no leaves and you can select the smooth and straight sticks.
For the vertical supports should take more thick branches from 5cm. or metal bars more durable, painted in natural color.
Willow material can be used immediately after harvest, while wood is more flexible. And you can dry and keep for later use.
In this case, willow twigs put on a week in a barrel of water, to give them the flexibility and ease of removal of the cortex.
Manufacturer of woven fence starts with the major transverse stakes at a distance of about 40cm from each other. Closer to the edges of the fence, it is recommended to strengthen the braided fence of more frequent cross stakes.
The lower ends of the vertical sharpening stakes and hammered into the ground to a depth of 30cm, depending on the planned height of the fence, for protection from decay, it is desirable to fix the pegs in a piece of plastic or metal pipe.
To during operation, is not formed of warps for weaving is fixed the upper wooden bar, which is a kind of frame for the future of the fence.
Netting always takes place from the ground. The bars alternately having opposite directions from the stake, stretching on the entire length.
If the rods are too long, cut them with shears that are too short lengthen, so as not to form cracks and holes.
To your fence for as long as possible, the rods should be periodically treated with a colourless preservative.
If the design of the fence requires a colored fence, treat it with a solution of potassium permanganate to produce a brown color or stain.
You can also handle iron sulphate to grayish-brown of aged wood effect.