Thursday 26 February 2015


An old post-and-rail fence using rails fitted into mortises in (split) posts with the ends of adjacent rails overlapping in the mortises. Although post-and-rail fences are the most iconic of Australian rural fences, they were expensive and required some skill to build successfully. This one is found in Warrandyte, an outer Melbourne suburb.

This post is part of the Good Fences meme.


  1. Fine old weathered fence, just the way I like it :)
    Have a fine day

  2. Great fence scene and photo! Enjoy your day!

  3. how pretty! no doubt, a lot of work goes into making them that nice! thanks, nick! really appreciate you sharing this at good fences!


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