The backyard can change tremendously when you add wood fence post caps to the plain posts or stakes. The round tops are great but if you’re willing to try other designs, you’re free to do so. Fences are important and people have different reasons for installing them. Some people invest in fences for security or safety while others get them for privacy, durability, and aesthetics. Did you know that it is also possible to make your own wood fence post caps at home?
For make your own wood fence post caps, you will need lumber, tall board, clamps, table saw, scraps of wood, sandpaper, paint or stain, and wood adhesive. You will have to cut the lumber into different sections that forms a square. These squares will make up the post caps. Using a saw, you can cut the lumber while tilting it for about 15 degrees. It’s up to you whether you want to achieve a shallow or steep point of the cap. Just use your imagination and creativity. On top of the square, you can place a ball-like piece of wood and glue or screw it. You can still use other designs if you want just in case you have any preferences.
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To smooth the surfaces of the wood fence post caps, you can use sandpaper. When it’s done, you can now apply paint or just stain the cap. The caps can be glued on the fence posts or you can attach those using finishing nails. You don’t have to create your own post caps if you don’t have enough skills. There are ready made products being sold in the market at a reasonable price. Shop around in advance so that you can already decide which ones will suit your needs and your budget. Make the final purchase and schedule for the installation of the caps.