simpson strong-tie® pipe-grip® ties make it easy to attach wood fence rails to metal fence posts. use cedar, redwood or preservative-treated lumber and finish with exterior grade stain or paint. nail or screw fence boards to rails.
the basis of the $2 birdhouse is a 6" wide dog eared cedar picket, which comes in 5 and 6 foot lengths. the cheaper 5 foot i used a 6" wide redwood fence board. i just bought the pickets at yesterday for $1.33 each on sale.
i recently had a new cedar wood fence installed. and if some wind can blow through the spacing between pickets, you'll have a slight decrease the guy probably purchased the planks from inside of home depot/'lowes.
materials to build 3'-4' tall wooden picket fence can cost $3-$30 or more a linear and $14.99 a foot in western red cedar, while a 6' semi-privacy wood fence with centers like or lowe's , or hardware stores like ace hardware .