Adze - An adze is a versatile cutting tool similar to an axe but with the cutting edge perpendicular to the handle rather than parallel.
Arris Rails - A horizontal length of triangular cross section timber used in the construction of Featheredge fencing. Can be ‘ended’ so they slot into fence posts or supplied with ‘square cut’ ends for use with arris brackets. Arris rails usually range from 1.8m to 3.0m in length.
Aggregates - Aggregates are inert granular materials such as sand, gravel, or crushed stone that, along with water and cement, are an essential ingredient in concrete used to fix fence posts in the ground. Sometimes called ballast.
Ballast – A mixture of coarse gravel and sand that when mixed with cement & water makes concrete.
Balustrade - A decorative horizontal panel, usually installed around decking.
Birdsmouth Post / Fencing - A wooden fence post with a "v" shape cut into the top. This allows a square rail, the shape of a diamond to sit into the post creating Diamond Rail fencing. Sometimes also called Knee High, or Knee Rail fencing, Birdsmouth or Birdsbeak Fencing.
Bolt Down Sockets – These offer the ability to install your fence posts directly on an existing concreted floor.
Capping - Used to finish the top of a fence or gate & helps prevent water soaking into the panel.
Composite Decking - The decking boards are made from residues of engineered oak flooring combined with recycled hard plastic such as shampoo bottles, meaning it is a wonderfully eco-friendly alternative to timber.
Cut End Preserver - protects the cut ends of timber to prolong their life. Also known as End Grain Preserver.
Decking Boards - Timber or composite timber boards used to make decking.
Diamond Trellis – Attractive, diamond shapes within a high-quality trellis panel, for creating screened areas or enclosures.
Driveway Gates - Quality planed gates for the Driveway available in standard & bespoke sizes. Please send us an enquiry for the size you require.
Drop Bolt – A gate accessory (ironmongery) to allow the gate to be secured into the ground either the open or closed position. Also available as a Monkey Tail drop bolt.
Draining Spade - The drain spade usually has a rounded tip and curved edges and is used for transplanting or clearing out debris from trenches or holes. They are often referred to as transplanting spades.
End Grain Preserver - Protects the cut ends of timber to prolong their life. Also known as Cut End Preserver.
Field Gate – Also known as a Farm Gate or Ranch Gate.
Featheredge - An alternative name for Featherboard fencing, Closeboard fencing or Fence boards.
Fence Spikes - Spikes attached to the top of a fence or a wall to deter people or animals climbing over the fence/wall. Also known as Prikka Strip.
Fencers Graft – Long handled tool designed to make digging holes easier prior to installing posts.
Gravel Boards - When installing a fence, timber gravel boards or concrete gravel boards are inserted between the ground and the fencing. This protects the fence from sitting on the ground therefore prolonging its life and can also add extra height to a fence.
Hand Auger Digger - Ideal for preparing a hole 150mm diameter (6 inches) to accept posts.
H shaped fence post- A concrete fence post in the shape of the letter "H". Fence panels can be slide into place between H shaped fence posts. Also known as slotted fence posts.
Hit and Miss Fencing - A fence panel made from two layers of offset timber boards. This construction allows some wind to pass through the panel.
Hazel Fencing – A traditional handmade fence woven from hazel. Excellent as a wind break & to section an area for privacy or to hide garden items such as compost heaps or wheelie bins.
Ironmongery - Fixtures and fittings used throughout Fencing from nuts and bolts to brackets to bolt posts to concrete floors.
Jack Saw – A high quality hand saw perfect for cutting most building materials.
Kick Boards – Also known as Gravel Boards - When installing a fence, timber gravel boards or concrete gravel boards are inserted between the ground and the fencing. This protects the fence from sitting on the ground therefore prolonging its life and can also add extra height to a fence.
Lap Panel Fencing - Lap panels (also known as overlap fence panels) are a popular, high quality fencing panels.
Lattice Trellis – A Trellis panel where the timber creates a square or diamond pattern within the trellis.
Loop over catch - Used to secure a pair of gates when closed. Also know as Throwover loop catch.
Met Posts - A metal spike that is driven into the ground. Suitable for fence posts, decking, pergolas, gazebos, carports, bird tables and much more. Also known as a Post Spike.
Post Mix - A ready made mixture of concrete & ballast used to secure fence, deck & gate posts. Just add water. Usually 2 x 20kg bags are required for a concrete fence posts & 1.5 x 20kg bags for a timber fence posts.
Post and Rail – An open style fencing made from posts with horizontal rails fixed to the posts.
Palisade Fence Panels – A traditional fence style manufactured from vertical pales evenly spaced. Also known as a Pale Fence or Picket Fence.
Pressure Treated Timber - This is timber that has been treated in a vacuum with the latest generation TANALITH wood preservative. This renowned preservative gives a proven, outstanding performance, particularly for timbers intended for use in ground contact applications.