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Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi @RobynJ1. Thanks for your question.

 

The timber batons are not necessary and you can screw directly into the fencing. The timber provides an easy to work with fixing point which is sturdy and prevents many unnecessary holes being put in the fence. 

 

I hope this assists with your project.

 

Mitchell

 

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RobynJ1
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Thanks so much! Would I use the same screws you mentioned previously?
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MitchellMc
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi @RobynJ1.

 

To fix the screening directly in the fencing you might need a longer screw similar to Buildex 10-16 x 45mm Climacoat Countersunk Ribbed Head Metal Wing Tek Screws 100 Box. This is to allow enough length to pass through the height of the bamboo.

 

Mitchell

 

 

 

 

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RobynJ1
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Awesome. Thanks so much!
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Shannon
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

@RobynJ1 

i drilled a pilot hole through the bamboo first to avoid it splitting,  then placed a large galv tec screw 75mm self drilling metal type through that pilot hole and continued fixing it to the top and bottom rail of the fence its real quite easy dont doubt yourself and u will see great results , i found it a good idea to run a string line at the height you want  (left to right )    !------------------------! or right to left :smile: with that pulled tight and level all you have to do is but up the panels , i got my bamboo from the palm nursery in greenvale great prices

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RobynJ1
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Great tip! Thanks so much
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pats6182
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi Mitchell,

 

This was exactly what I was looking for. Don't want to dig holes and concrete posts in. 

 

Thanks,

Patrick

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MitchellMc
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Bunnings Team Member

Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi Patrick (@pats6182),

 

It's great to see you've found a solution within this discussion for not using posts.

 

Please let us know if you need further assistance with your project or had questions. We're here to help.

 

Mitchell

 

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pats6182
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi Mitchell @MitchellMc 

 

Could I use the same technique to hold those Whites Privacy screesn?

 

Thanks,

Patrick

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MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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Re: Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy

Hi Patrick (@pats6182),

 

Sorry for the delay in my reply.

 

Was there a particular product you were interested in? Whites have a range of different privacy screens in both timber and laser cut panels. I'd need to know which one it was to advise whether this fixing method would be suitable.

 

I look forward to hearing additional details.

 

Mitchell

 

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