Setting the Posts
The distance between posts for wire fencing can vary
from 8 to 16 feet (or more) depending on the terrain, type of fencing
and type of soil. Because of the hilly terrain in this project,
the posts are set every 8 feet.
For more information on fence post
Cross Ties help keep the fence in
shape. Because of the tension and pull on
the fence, cross sections are needed every 100 feet or so.
Notch the inside of two posts to receive a cross piece.
Straight wire is then wound several times and tightened, making a
On long sections or where the fence
will make a bend, use a double cross tie.