This listing is for one piece of a 1:9 (Breyer Traditional) scale modular free-standing fence in white. It consists of a post with no rails, which can be combined with other fence sections using a temporary adhesive (rubber cement/wax/poster tack/etc.).
This… really does nothing on it’s own. It’s basically just an add-on if you already have a bunch of other sections and want to get creative!
You can find the additional sections (posts with flush or inset rails) in my shop.
The fence is made of basswood and the circular bases are made of plywood and an inset paperclip. The posts have a drilled hole that’s filled with plasticine clay, allowing for adjustments to make sure things are level when you put it together. The paperclip posts can be pushed through a train grass mat for a more realistic setup (see photos).
The fence is sanded, assembled with wood glue, and painted white. It has been coated with matte varnish so you can wipe it with a damp cloth, but you can’t soak it in water. It’s relatively sturdy, so it should hold up to basic wear and tear, but is not intended for children. This is meant for adults (or young adults) who are using it for a display, Photo Show, or Live Show setups.
The fence in the photos is only an example, but I have built jigs and other tools that allow me to make sure all fences are identical enough to be interchangeable. I do my best to make sure things are a consistant shape and fit together well, but these are handmade items so they will not be 100% identical.
These fences are made to order and depending on the amount ordered and my current wood stockpile, there may be a delay in construction. If you need a fence by a certain date, please contact me first to make sure I can fufill the order (custom_orders@Martha.net).
Otherwise the fence will take roughly a week to build, as both the glue, paint, and sealer all need time to dry before shipping.
I am planning on offering DIY kits that are just the cut wood (no sanding or assembly) in the near future.
The wood is cut by hand and then sanded, so sizes are approximate.
Posts are 6 11/16 inches high and 9/16 x 1/2 square. They are made from a 1/2 square dowel plus a 1/16 plank on one side to bring it to correct width. This means you will need to be careful how you assemble things so the wide side is facing the rails.
The circular bases are 3 inches in diameter and the optional half-circle bases are 1 13/16th wide.
The circular bases extend 1 1/4 inches beyond the posts (the half-circle bases are roughly flush with the edge of the posts).
To see if this fence will work with your model, it can be helpful to assemble a paper version and see how it looks. I do take custom orders, so if you need a fence that’s larger or smaller, please drop me a line at custom_orders@Martha.net.
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