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Board-on-Board Fence Material Calculator

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Board-on-board fence, or good neighbor fence as it's also known, is a wood fence design that has two layers of fence boards that are overlapped slightly on each edge.

Note that no slopes or gradients are accounted for.

Board-on-Board Fence Material Calculator

Enter your fence information below to calculate how much lumber and other fence materials you need to buy for your good neighbor or board-on-board fence.

You must enter at least one fence line length to use this board-on-board fence calculator, and please ensure that your fence lines are entered in linear feet. This board-on-board fence calculator is based on 8 foot wide panels.

You must use feet for this calculator. Enter dimensions in numbers only!


 Enter your email address (required)  
 Number of horizontal rails on your fence panels (required)       
 Panel width (must be 8' for this calculator, so leave as is)    
 Number of end posts (required)  
 Number of corner posts  


Fence Lines

Enter a numerical value for each fence line length only - you do not need to include a unit of measure. You must enter a number in the first fence line length to use the calculator, but the other lines are all optional.

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 Line 3      Line 4    
 Line 5      Line 6    
 Line 7      Line 8    
 Line 9      Line 10