Wood fence post finials serve an important function that is often overlooked. Finials protect the top of a post. Most of us don’t realize how important it is to do so because we assume that if wood is treated it will last a long time.
The problem is with a round post, the wood is treated when it is green and freshly sawn. It’s hard to treat green wood. The treatment protects the outside of the post, but the inside is still susceptible to rotting especially if you don’t keep water from going in the end. This can...Read more