How to Build a Fence or Gate

Fence plans come in a variety of sizes and shapes to complete your front or back yards. A fence is more than a boundary marker for your property; it also needs to blend in with the style of your house. Below you will find information for how to build and design the right fence for your yard or garden.
And of course, every fence needs a gate. So we have included plans for how to build a gate also.




Click a tab below for fence or gate plans:


Build a Fence with Post Spikes

Build a Fence with Post Spikes

Post spikes can provide a sturdy base for fence posts.

 

 

Board Fence Plans

Board Fence Plans

Building a fence requires only basic carpentry skills and hand tools.

 


Double Fence Gates

Double Fence Gates

Plans to build and fit a standard garden gate.

 

 

Driveway Gate Plans

Driveway Gate Plans

Use these detailed instructions to make a pair of lumber driveway gates.

 

 

Child Resistant Picket Gate Plans

Child Resistant Picket Gate Plans

Make a standard (36in.) high picket gate.

 

 

Options for a Garden Gate

Options for a Garden Gate

Build your own warm garden greeting with 4 different gate designs.

 

 

Build a Wooden Fence

Build a Wooden Fence

Here are tips and suggestions on how to build wood fences.

 

 

Weekend Gate Plans

Weekend Gate Plans

Plans and steps for building a beautiful, yet simple-to-build gate.

 

 

Fences and Gates

Fences and Gates

How-to-steps for planning, designing, and building a fence or gate.

 


 

Buy Fence Plans Now

Free plans are nice, but if you want to buy a fence plan instead, check out the variety listed below.  Individual fence plans are available as well as books.