Snow Fence Holding Units


Snow fence units are easy to make and keep. They are attractive and neat. For best support, pound 4 posts into the ground.

Snow Fence

Materials you'll need:

  • 4 pressure-treated lumber or metal posts, 4-5 feet long
  • Heavy wire for ties
  • 13 feet of snow fencing, at least 3 feet tall
Tools you'll need:
  • Heavy-duty wire or tin snips
  • Pliers
  • Sledge hammer
  • Work gloves
How to build your own snow fence unit:
  1. Choose a 3"x3"x3" site for your holding unit.
  2. Pound posts into ground, 3 feet apart at corners of square.
  3. Cut heavy wire into lengths for ties.
  4. Using pliers, attach snow fencing to outside of posts with wire ties.

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