How to Renew Wooden Fences

Shabby to handsome in three easy steps

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Cordless drill
  • Paint roller
  • Paintbrush
  • Safety glasses

You'll also need a power washer and rain gear.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Exterior wood glue
  • Semitransparent exterior oil stain
  • Caulk
  • Wood preservative
  • Exterior screws
  • Turnbuckle (if needed)