Wood fence post finials serve an important function that is often overlooked: protecting 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, but 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 water gets into the ends of the post. This can cause the...Read more