the fence is usually 1.5–2 metres tall. the fencing can also incorporate specially made stiles and gates. the fence requires an abundance of wood, which was never a problem in scandinavia, as the trees generally came from the owners' own forests in the process of thinning them out. the term ″roundpole fence' is somewhat misleading, as the .
wire fences are typically run on wooden posts, either from trees commercially grown in plantations or particularly in the american west cut from public lands. when less expensive or more readily available than wood, steel t-posts or star posts are used, usually alternating every 2 to 5 steel posts with a more stable wood post.
there are three fences in western australia: the original no. 1 fence crosses the state from north to south, no. 2 fence is smaller and further west, and no. 3 fence is smaller still and runs east–west. the fences took six years to build. when completed in 1907, the rabbit-proof fence including all three fences stretched 2,023 miles 3,256 .
a steel fence post, also called depending on design or country a t-post, a y-post, or variants on star post, is a type of fence post or picket. they are made of steel and are sometimes manufactured using durable rail steel.they can be used to support various types of wire or wire mesh. the end view of the post creates an obvious t, y or other shape.
electrified palisade fences are usually made from painted mild steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel or aluminium. typically the fences are 2.4 metres 7 ft 10 in and typically send high voltage electric pulses through the palisade at a frequency of 1 hz one pulse per second .
a chain-link fence also referred to as wire netting, wire-mesh fence, chain-wire fence, cyclone fence, hurricane fence, or diamond-mesh fence is a type of woven fence usually made from galvanized or lldpe -coated steel wire. the wires run vertically and are bent into a zig-zag pattern.