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Fence staple alternative

Drilling small hole in the corner of a 4x4.

I didn't want to hammer fence staples while standing on a ladder so instead I drilled small holes on the top corners of the 4x4's that can fit 16 gauge wire through to attach the top fence layer.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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