So part of my buddy's fence collapsed last week. Being a sucker for
people in need, I volunteered my services.
Here's my (our) dilemma:
The original fence builders placed one of the fence posts further than
8 feet from the previous post. We'd gotten off easy by using prebuilt
fence panels from Lowes until this point. These panels are WRC dog
eared planks attached (nailed of course, why don't people screw these
in?) to three pressure treated rails, and you guessed it, they are 8
feet long. So the problem is, I can't find this weird dimensioned
rails anywhere, so I'm looking at ripping some PT 2x4s to length and
Is it a good idea to rip PT on my table saw (everything I've heard says
If not, anyone have any good ideas on how to accurately rip some PT
2x4s to size using a circ saw or possibly a jig saw (don't have a
The goal here is obviously an accurately and safely milled rail.
However, I'd like to do my best to keep this dust outta my lungs and