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Top 10 most popular fence projects

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A fence can provide important privacy and security to your home and doesn’t have to look drab. You can transform a dull fence into an attractive feature of your garden or backyard.


Let our creative Bunnings Workshop community members inspire you to revamp or replace your fence with these fantastic projects.


Here are our top 10 most popular fence projects on Workshop by pageviews:

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1. Training climbers to screen a fence by @royq 


Roy camouflaged a Colorbond fence with a living screen of fast-growing Chinese Star Jasmine using wire cable. 


2. Fence makeover by spray painting by @KingStreetReno 


Spray painting the fence with Dulux Domino made a small courtyard much more appealing. 


3. Garden bed front fence by @timjeffries 


A terrific example of how to use garden beds as a front fence. Not only are Tim's garden beds beautiful and functional, but they're also a great way to strengthen bonds with the local community. 


4. Vertical garden with built-in watering system by @kel 


Experienced member Judy's self-watering vertical garden allows her to grow more in a compact space while enlivening her fence. Vertical garden with built-in watering systemVertical garden with built-in watering system


5. Fence rejuvenation by spray painting by @Jason 


This makeover utilised a Dulux RapidFinish spray gun to dramatically improve the fence and provide an attractive backdrop for new garden planting. Merbau decking boards were also used to increase fence height.


6. Raised garden beds fence feature by @John44 


Workshop member John turned his fence into a wonderful backyard feature by incorporating raised garden beds into the design.


7. Bamboo fence panel for extra privacy by @Shannon 


Bamboo panelling and a rose mahogany stain were used to add privacy and refresh this fence.


8. Grape tin vertical herb garden by @kaylah_rose 


Kaylah cleverly used vintage tins and fragrant herbs to add character to her fence and backyard. Bamboo fence panel for extra privacyBamboo fence panel for extra privacy


9. Fence extension for extra privacy by @Shannon 


Wanting extra privacy, Shannon added panels to extend the height of his fence using a modular design that can be removed for maintenance.


10. Vertical garden and Merbau planter boxes by @BrendanB 


Brendan reinforced his fence with a wooden frame and used the Garden Up range of planter boxes and accessories to hang a vertical garden. He also constructed Merbau planter boxes to grow more plants along the fence line.


How to add a fence extension


For a small investment, you can add privacy and security to your boundary fencing with D.I.Y. extensions. Check out How to add an extension to a Colorbond fence by experienced Workshop member @ProjectPete and How to install a fence extension by the Bunnings team.


More inspiring fence projects 


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many other terrific fence projects, including Ironbark vertical batten fence by @DIY4Knuckleheds, front fence build by @hazesnow and poolside fence makeover by @ProjectPetePoolside fence makeoverPoolside fence makeover


For more inspiration, don't miss the following collections:




Last updated: November 2023


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