Making Post & Wire Fences

Bert Aikman>UIS Collection A's>UIS Collection, Segment 21

Making Post & Wire Fences,

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Bert discusses the work involved in replacing the hedge-fence with post & wire fence, including the spacing of posts, hiring of help (who he boarded & paid $0.10/post they made), and difficulty in splitting Osage orange trees that had cat-faces (places where horses had chewed bark causing irregular growth of tree).