“Repair work or new work, the ST400i post stapler is really useful, definitely speeds things up and saves the arm from stapling away.” Read more
“I don’t think people understand how easy running the Stockade stapler makes getting work done until they actually have it in their hands and are using it.” says Jon Dowling, owner of Jon’s Ranch Fencing in Walla Walla. Read more
Angela and Dave Jacobsen from Golden Bay Fencing have been hanging gates up near Black Marble Quarry for a long time. For women coming into the practical side of the industry, Angela says hands-on fencing is really about technique.
Matt started with the Stockade ST315 battening tool shortly after it arrived on the scene. When the ST400 pneumatic stapler tool came out, he bought one of those, and he kept going. Talking about the ST400i, he says “Fatigue is way down and the ST400i has made the installers’ lives a lot better”.
In this article, our very own Warren provides some practical advice for cleaning & maintaining your Stockade tools.
Four years into a fencing career under the guidance of Tony White at White Fencing in Clevedon, our Stockade Ambassador Murray is mastering heavy equipment and a variety of fencing systems. He says he can’t imagine doing anything else.
Moving from the pneumatic ST400 to owning another two of the gas-powered ST400i cordless staplers was a no brainer for Robert Littrell, owner of Sticks Fencing in Central Kentucky.
Stockade caught up with Otago local Ken Lake from Omakau (NZ) as he was putting in rabbit fencing on a lifestyle block up the back of Ophir, NZ. In the past 10 years, Ken has seen new technologies, including our Stockade stapler tools, dramatically ease the heavy physical demands of fencing and decrease labour hours.
It was an event where encouragement, hands on practice and lengthy discussions were had. From how to build a fence to best practices, while also keeping your business successful.
This year Stockade had the honor of joining the North American Fence Contractors Association (NAFCA) at their annual service project at Arlington National Cemetery. Each year, a dedicated group of volunteers donate their time and talent to build or maintain fence on the grounds of America’s most hallowed resting place for combat veterans who lost… Continue Reading»
The Fall Fence Forum held in Worthington Indiana, once again, was a star event on fencing contractors’ calendars across the US running from Oct 6-8, 2022. The Forum, run by Luke and Leslie Gibson, is considered as one of the most practical business and networking off-site opportunities for everything “fence”. While not everyone could have… Continue Reading»
Our team caught up with Jake Wilson of Wilson Fence LLC from the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, USA to talk all things fencing and Stockade. Here’s how it went: Tell me about the Rockbridge County Fencing Project? This job is a challenging project involving fence building, excavating, water crossings, spring development, a 600-foot well drilled, new… Continue Reading»
Connor Voulo from Fly Creek, New York is heading off to Indiana to attend the 2022 Fall Fence Forum as the winner of our first New Recruit Challenge. Well done Connor! Read more.
Luke Tarson’s family had looked at a farm in South Otago when he was 12 years old. They missed out on the property – but from the first time he saw the hills and tussock, the young Cantabrian knew he would be back. Eighteen months ago, Luke returned with his wife Rachael. Rachael manages a… Continue Reading»
Mid North of South Australia, a couple of hours North of Adelaide is home to Rowe Fencing. Andrew and Cathy Rowe built the business up from scratch after the scorching summer of 2002 when Andrew says it simply ‘forgot to rain’. Now, along with their sons Michael and Jacob, they run two teams of four… Continue Reading»
Andrew Peace Wines has an ambitious plan to grow the family-owned vineyard to 1000+ ha. Stockade tools are helping them to get there faster and more efficiently. Based in Piangil, Mallee region of Victoria Australia, Andrew Peace Wines is already one of Australia’s largest family-owned wineries. It has grown from humble beginnings to a contemporary,… Continue Reading»
For ‘Call A Farmer’ fencing contractor Nick Beets, regular cleaning and maintenance is all part of ensuring his Stockade tools are performing at their best and delivering a quality job. Based in Mangawhai on the boundary between Auckland and Northland, Nick is often fencing seven wire batten boundary fences for subdivisions, putting in rail fences,… Continue Reading»
Manus Boonzaier is growing apples and growing the apple business across the Durham Region, Ontario. The farm manager has seen the Algoma Orchards transform from an average-sized farm into Canada’s largest orchard in eight years. “We decided to expand our business, and from 2013 we began planting around 100-120 acres (30-40Ha) of new orchard every year.… Continue Reading»