Natural Timbers?

KFox

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I'm not sure about this but it looks like untreated lumber. If that is what it is, then you can buy it at Lowe's, Home Depot or any lumber supply store.
 

bryan99705

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Up here we cut and peel our own . The big issue is they rot off at ground level in a few years. Maybe if you had all weather wood 6x6's laid on the ground and stood the posts on them maybe they would last but your big issue is rot
 

enggass

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Mar 8, 2010
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I got something very similar from a local feed/hardware store. 8' Cedar Posts. Cost $2.99 ea. I used them as posts for my new run... If you find cedar posts and there is still some bark on them, remove any bark on the area that will be in the ground.
 

patandchickens

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Those look like cedar fenceposts like for farm (livestock) fencing, the 4"-at-the-top size. Those are pretty rot-resistant, although because cedar is rather soft you have to be thoughtful in how you bolt them together if you're using them for horizontal members too, as the linked example does.

Smaller diameter cedar posts are not particularly rot resistant though (better than same-diameter poplar or willow
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but still will "go" in just a few years in many soils/climates)... don't get sucked into using those, they're only suited for being line posts for electric fencing.

Up here (an area rich in cedar trees
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) 4" 8-footers are maybe $8-9 at the feedstore.

Good luck, have fun,

Pat
 

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