Gecko Fence

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Project by Bob Babcock posted 05-11-2007 10:36 PM 2982 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much in the way of a woodworking project but it combines my two favorite hobbies well. I was reworking the landscaping at the corner of my driveway and decided to add a fence. As usual I wanted something a little different. I think I like carving lizards because they are easy and fun. I also like saving $ and these materials cost me zip…

The posts are cedar saved from a project on Cape Cod…I got about 20 ten foot logs 8” to 18” in dia. and have been using them for a variety of outdoor projects. The rails are maple thinned from my woods.

-- Bob

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#1 posted 05-11-2007 11:22 PM

I like the fact that you have to look for the Gecko, as he tends to blend in a bit. It makes for a moment of surprise and discovery.

-- John

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#2 posted 05-12-2007 02:55 AM

What a nice touch!

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#3 posted 05-12-2007 04:24 AM


-- Jesus is Lord!

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#4 posted 05-12-2007 11:47 AM

great fence! I really like it, and yes, the geckos are a little “surprise”. Nice.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#5 posted 05-12-2007 03:10 PM

Hi Treefarmer;
—-great corner accent you have placed there and then as I was looking, I noticed the birch had found it’s place!

Great use of ‘what is’; cedar, maple and birch….

-- --frank, NH,

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#6 posted 07-13-2007 08:36 PM

Great fence, great job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#7 posted 11-28-2007 05:58 AM

I don’t know how I managed to not see this before now, but that is a cool fence. I really like the cost of it as well.

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#8 posted 11-28-2007 06:01 AM

Bob same as me I haden’t seen this one before. Glad it came back. A great design. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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