? 👈
Inch or
The main Navigation tabs at top of each page are Metric - inputs in millimeters (mm)
For Inch versions, directly under the main tab is a smaller 'Inch' tab for the Feet and Inch version.
by Image

Fence Calculator - Posts Panels and Palings Spacing and Fit - Panels Between Posts

Calculate fence post, panel and paling spacings, with post placement options.
Select Cut Last Panel to keep all panels at entered width, and adjust last panel to fit. If the last panel is too short or long, or to even up both ends, select Cut Both End Panels.

Select Fit All Panels Evenly to adjust all panel lengths and post spacings to fit evenly in Total Length, at nearest under entered Panel Width.

With 'Fit All Panels Evenly' selected, check Min Gap checkbox to maintain equal paling spacing, adjusting gaps to nearest above entered Gap.

Choose end post configuration to adjust panels and posts to suit. For full size panels (no palings) select Panels instead of Palings.
Select a paling gap from the Space to Fit selector to fit full palings evenly in the main panels. Allow extra length for footing Allow extra post length for footings.

Total Length
Panel Width
Panel Height
Post Height
Post Width

Paling Width
Paling Gap
Adjust gap to fit palings evenly at or nearest above entered Gap

Select gaps to fit palings evenly to main panels with no end cuts
Space to Fit
Paling Top


Total Length Scale
You Need:

Running Posts

Running Palings (near side) Mark-out

For arched panel palings, enter Panel Width = into Arched Fence Picket Lengths Calculator (Main panel width minus end gaps)

Copy Images For multiple different lengths and spacings in a fence, click to copy current diagram and add to bottom of page.

DON'T BREATH THE DUST If you're cutting blocks, concrete, stone or ANYTHING and there's DUST - DON'T TAKE THE RISK
Don't cut it, or cut it wet so there's NO DUST - Silicosis Sucks
And if you're cutting wet, wear a mask - theres dust in the spray mist too!

How should we spell it?


Built something using our calculators? Please Send Photos! See examples

Blue Dragon Childrens Foundation If you've benefited from this free service please consider supporting Blue Dragon Children's Foundation

Please help promote this free service - Tell a Friend about this site!

Create PDF to print diagrams on this page. Help Printing Help (new window)

Copy all diagrams on this page to bottom of page - Make multiple copies to Print or Compare.

View page on Phone via QR Code (Not current calculation result)

Zoom out to fit large full scale template images on screen - or to adjust scale to match ruler held against screen
Zoom 100%

Click Slider to select then use keyboard cursor keys to fine tune.
Fine tune Sliders
Create and Print Full Scale PDFs with diagrams on this page (templates)

Copy all diagrams on this page to bottom of page - Make multiple copies to Print or Compare Results

PDF & Printing Help

Help Share

← Remove Margins

Jump to Top ↑

Built something using this site?
Please Send Photos!
See Examples calculators
If you've benefited from this free service please consider supporting
Please help us support Blue Dragon Children's Foundation

Contact Us calculators

All calculators on this site are geometric only.
Check relevant local regulations for appropriate sizes, spacings and all engineering requirements.

Disclaimer   |   Privacy & Cookie Policy

Copyright © 2020 -