an example of the costs of fencing with lumber immediately prior to the invention of barbed wire can be found with the first farmers in the fresno, california area, who spent nearly $4,000 equivalent to $84,000 in 2018 to have wood for fencing delivered and erected to protect 2,500 acres of wheat crop from free-ranging livestock in 1872.
traditionally picket fences were made out of wood and painted white or whitewashed , but now picket fences are also widely available in polyvinyl chloride pvc . until the introduction of advertising on fences in the 1980s, cricket fields were usually surrounded by picket fences, giving rise to the expression 'rattling the pickets' for a ball hit firmly into the fence .
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reporting on the 'fence-post horizon' in 1897, w. n. logan noted fifty thousand stone posts in mitchell and lincoln counties alone. since then, the informal name 'fencepost limestone bed' has come to have a stature equal that of the adjacent members. the greatest use of the fencepost limestone, for fencing and building, was from 1884 to 1920.
after the demise of models using actual wood construction, manufacturers continued to evoke wood construction with sheet-vinyl appliques of simulated wood grain, sometimes augmented with three-dimensional, simulated framework, and later by a simple series of indented grooves in the bodywork.
a bounce, also called a no-stride, is a fence combination sometimes found on the cross-country course of eventing.it is also very commonly used in grid-work or gymnastics. it consists of two fences placed close together so the horse cannot take a full stride between them, but not so close that the horse would jump both fences at once. the horse 'bounces' between the two jumps, landing with his .