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Atlantic white-cedar Restoration Methodology - Fence Line
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The cut line on these 3 photos is located in the center.

Flag or paint the perimeter before you begin cutting the fence line. This will assist you in keeping the lines as straight as possible, reducing the amount time and cutting it may take.

Fence Establishment
The fence line is usually cut approximately 6 feet wide. The wire is then strung in the middle of the cut to allow 3 foot access on each side. Vegetation is cut as low to the ground as possible to keep the bottom wire clear. This prevents arcing, keeps the fence at optimal power and reduces the chance of tripping when maintaining the fence. Fence Establishment
When the cutting of the fence line is finished measure the lineal distance and multiply it the number of strands you want the fence to be. This will help you order the correct amount of wire. Some suppliers sell wire in rolls of 4,000 feet. The type of fence you choose will depend on economics, fence component preference and anticipated time dedicated to maintenance. Fence Establishment
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