The types of backyard fences available will suit a variety of needs and fit different aesthetics depending on the type of fence. Split rail backyard fences are fairly easy to construct, though the look of them can either be rustic and beautiful or haphazard and perfunctory. Split rail backyard fences come in various wood choices and sizes. They can be made with three rails or two per section. Sometimes, they are fitted with poultry wire to provide additional protection from wildlife or to keep pets contained. Traditionally, split rail backyard fences were constructed out of logs, that were cut lengthwise, into rails. These are then set horizontally and fixed to create fences. What makes them the most common form of fences in woody areas, is the low cost and ease of assembly.
If you are skilled with woodworking or wish to learn, constructing split rail backyard fences is a good project to start with. It takes a lot of hard work and time but if you can spare both, you should go for it. Building and installing this type of fencing can be a very big project to handle, if you have a large plot of land. However, it will drastically bring down the cost. Split rail backyard fences can be decorated further more, with the right and creative tactics. As we know, cedar is the most popular material which is used for making split rail fences, since it compliments all kinds of landscapes.