Most fences are constructed with three basic elements: post, rails and infill material. Posts are vertical uprights. Rails run horizontally between, and are supported by the posts. Infill material, most commonly boards, are attached to the rails. For each of these elements there is a size and grade of Western Red Cedar to build just about any style of fence on any budget. Remember, it doesn’t necessarily cost more to have a stylish fence.
Here’s a checklist of points you should consider when planning a fence: