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"K" wrote:
Panels - Great idea for a driveway!!! Can you provide materials used. Weather resistant?
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sbandyk
The fencing will eventually discolor, but Ipe [like many South American hardwoods] is very weather resistant so discoloration will just be the mineral deposits from the rain. The wood's color is deepened by the sealer, but it's naturally red so a careful power-washing and re-sealing will restore the look.
Just remember, a power-washer will tear up wood, even hard wood. the bigger 3000+psi models will cut boards if you've got some patience. If you don't know the proper technique to clean wood with a power washer, don't learn on something like this. Hire someone who does. :-)

BTW.. I'm not one of the designers, just familiar with exotic woods and power washing. ;-)

Other thing to consider.. Stainless Steel isn't stainless.. just more resistant to corrosion because it's an iron alloy [yea Nickel!]
The composition of the alloy will affect how resilient to corrosion as well. There's cheap stainless [not particularly cheap] and expensive stainless. Good stainless won't attract a magnet.
I'd seal it or wax it to keep it looking clean and corrosion free for as long as possible. Given the quality of the fence, I suspect they probably did.

Very nice. Beautiful work.

It'd be interesting with anodized Aluminum for the posts and in place of the stainless accents. Perhaps black or silver.. that is, if you could get find a place to get pieces that large anodized that didn't cost a fortune.
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calledonia
Love the feeling of this space! Can you tell me what the columnar evergreens are that you used in the back? I'm also curious how tall and full around they will eventually get?
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julierolf25 wrote:
What are the materials used? - Can you tell me what type of wood and metal were used. Thanks!
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Singing Gardens
The stainless steel panels are screwed on to the Ipe fence.
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russellelsner
great design, any idea what a 50 ft. fence would cost, materials, labor
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Pablo Bernal wrote:
Grass or Turf? - Is this some rich Bermuda grass or a special kind of Turf?
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vendelawilson
Synthetic Turf will provide you with much more than a natural grass and a means of conserving water. Installed correctly, your new lawn will be an investment in your property, enhancing your lifestyle by providing a beautiful and always available living space for your home. we are also providing best artificial turfs..
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Vendela Wilson
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Global Syn-Turf - Artificial Grass Supplier

Indeed, artificial grass is congenial to all climates, and if installed properly, will last for two decades.

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jaspla wrote:
Dimensions - Beautiful fence. How wide are the planks and how much gap do you have between them?
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Mariyah bagWala

i guess the gap is of 1'6" or a bit more

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Singing Gardens

I believe it was 3/4" or 1" gap in the panels.

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ferguson50 wrote:
Where could I purchase the metal plank strips??
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Singing Gardens

my contractor built the panels and the light fixtures are from FX Luminaire.

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Singing Gardens

The stainless steel metal strips are from Industrial Metal Supply in San Diego.

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wvhealthnut wrote:
I would like to build this - can you call or provide design details? - Hello - I want to build this fence and I need a design/ blueprint or very specific information about the construction. I can be contacted at tpbumgarner@gmail.com - I am very serious. Thank you. Teresa
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Nancy Pipolo
I also love the fence and would love to speak to you. My email is carolligotino@yahoo.com
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thompsyn2014
I would love to build this fence. Is there anyway of getting the plans from you.
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rlminnis wrote:
What are the materials of construction and weather tolerance?
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Singing Gardens
I bought these modules from Armstrong Gardens Center in San Diego, CA a few years ago. I am not sure if they still carry this same modules.
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merimoma
If the weather is harsh, I have found that the Japanese concept of shougi - ban works excellent on the wood to keep weathering at bay and insects away..Torched wood panels are beautiful esp for this application. otherwise, a composite material would be my second choice,reclaimed third, referring to popular choices.
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madelaine_lam wrote:
Beautiful - Where are the lights from
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Singing Gardens
Stainless steel
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Belkys Jimenez
how was the vertical garden build?
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wmillsap3 wrote:
Ipe wood fence- - Hello- can you recommend someone who can install? Where can I purchase the Ipe Wood?
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eDeck.com
I would work with a decking or fencing contractor. You can check out our site for ipe supplies:
http://edeck.com/hardwood-decking/ipe-decking/
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Jahnavi Khurana wrote:
Wood stain - Could you tell me the stain colour used on the wood. Thanks much
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혜 지 wrote:
I was impressed to see your designs. - I was impressed to see your designs. I am a garden designer. I want to your design application. Tell us what you have created
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stubaxter wrote:
Planting - How are the plants fixed in place
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suziebarz wrote:
where can I find wonderful glass,not stainless,for a door ?
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hallmank11 wrote:
Super - Is the electrical encased with the lighting? Is the steel custom used to hold the planks?
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