Erik Elliott – Territory Manager, Northeast USA

May 2021

Where do you live? York, Pennsylvania What were you doing before joining Stockade? I worked for Keystone Fencing Supplies which is a distributor with us now. Jim Todd brought the Stockade product in and I thought ‘this power stapler is really cool’. Things got firing on all cylinders. I met some of the characters from… Continue Reading»

Smarter Way to Work

May 2021

Keeping cattle in the right place has innumerable benefits, including securing vital livestock assets. Good fencing is key to that containment and the peace of mind that goes with it is invaluable. “As a non-income generating activity, fencing is not what most farmers want to be doing with their day,” Colenso Station sheep and beef… Continue Reading»

Alan Fenwick – AJ & DL Fenwick Agricultural Contractors

May 2021

Four years ago, Alan and Debra Fenwick started AJ & DL Fenwick Agricultural Contractors. The husband and wife team were property managers when the opportunity to purchase their Woodhouse home led them to look at off-farm income. The contract business took off. Now Alan, with two other staff they cover contract hay, pipelaying and specialise in… Continue Reading»

Greg Tapscott – Tapscott Rural Fencing, South Australia

May 2021

Greg Tapscott started Tapscott Rural Fencing in Lower Light South Australia 19 years ago. Every year, along with his two staff, Greg makes a base 450kms away from home in the South East, to service repeat clients and recently to rebuild fences after bushfire season.  What has been the biggest challenge in your fencing career? … Continue Reading»

Justin Nary – Taylor Fencing LLC, Iowa

April 2021

Justin Nary is the owner of Taylor Fencing, LLC in Lamoni, Iowa. His company specializes in agricultural fence and state/DOT work. Justin is always looking for new ways to improve his fencing technique and raise the bar on quality material and labor. What is the most rewarding part of your job? As an owner, the… Continue Reading»

Dirk Hunt, Hunt Fence – Tennessee, USA

April 2021

Dirk Hunt from West Tennessee moved into fence contracting five years ago after learning some neat fencing tricks from contractors during his days as a dealer for Gallagher and Stay Tough. Dirk now runs Hunt Fence with one staff specializing in agricultural fence. What do you enjoy the most about fencing? I enjoy building farms for other people, for… Continue Reading»

Best fences are built on exceptional service

March 2021

Stockade has partnered with Eastland Timber since their first beginnings seven years ago. Now, Eastland Timber, a successful Hawke’s Bay firm, reaches out from its Wairoa base to service Gisborne, Dannevirke, Feilding and Napier with high-quality Stockade fencing solutions such as the ST315i batten fence stapler and the ST400i post stapler. Mike Billinghurst, Stockade’s North… Continue Reading»

Fencing options and craftsmanship at pace with Stockade tools

March 2021

Rorey and Chase Halliburton, in Middle Tennessee, will work in the snow, but ice makes fencing difficult. A bitter ice storm is ramping in from Texas, up through the MidWest, and across the South Eastern States. “It has been a whiteout,” says Chase. While speed is critical when racing the weather and when facing completion deadlines,… Continue Reading»

Bob Almeida – Homestead Fence, Vermont

March 2021

Bob Almeida has been fencing for over 16 years and is co-owner of Homestead Fence in Vermont. His vast fencing experience covers all types of fence, including picket, chain link, PVC, agricultural livestock containment, and equestrian fencing. Bob considers his employees to be partners in the business and chooses to invest in them with training and… Continue Reading»

William Lake – Lake Contracting

December 2020

Welcome to our final Stockade Quick Fire Five interview for 2020. This month, we meet William and Courtney Lake who run Lake Contracting in Omakau, Central Otago. They specialise in rural farm fencing putting huge ‘k’s on the clock servicing from Cromwell to Millers Flat and over to the Maniototo. William has been fencing for… Continue Reading»

Collective Experience Builds Fencing Industry

September 2020

A great fence is as good as its connections— from a secure straining post, to long lasting staples. The fencing industry is the same. One event focussed on connecting is the Fall Fencing Forum, an agricultural trade show for the professional contractor. Luke and Leslie Gibson, of Farm Fence Solutions in Indiana, founded the event… Continue Reading»

Darren and Loren Elder – Elder Farms Fencing, Western Pennsylvania

October 2019

Darren and Loren Elder own and operate Elder Farms Fencing in Western Pennsylvania. They have specialized in hi-tensile, fixed knot woven wire, and John Wall Horsecoteagricultural fence for the past 17 years. Darren and Loren strive to meet their customer’s high expectations by using the highest quality components to construct their fence. Why did you… Continue Reading»

Certified Tool Solutions: Valued Customers are the Greatest Asset

August 2017

Certified Tool Solutions, Inc. is a family-owned and operated company located in Acworth, GA that specializes in repair and service of Ramset, Paslode and STOCKade tools, as well as drywall automatic taping tools. They also repair many other types of construction related tools such as dustless sanders. Craig Bailey, who with his wife Susan founded… Continue Reading»

The Tool Carrying Road Warrior

June 2017

Jeff Payne is the Whites Rural territory sales manager for Tasmania. Jeff relocated from Queensland 11 years ago. Since starting at Whites, Jeff Payne has made it his mission to travel every country road in the Tasmania. “Living in Hobart means that I am on the road every week and spend a lot of time… Continue Reading»

Peter Larkin’s ST315i Fencing Staple Gun

June 2017

The old adage that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence has proven to be a time-consuming reality for Peter Larkin and his wife Judith who own a twelve-paddock 31acre lifestyle farm where until recently they had a mixture of horses, ewes and lambs. This unusual combination of bedfellows (perhaps… Continue Reading»

Cordless Fencing Staplers Saving Time & Increasing Benefits

June 2017

STOCKade is the world’s leading manufacturer of fencing staplers, staples and other wire fixing systems so it’s no surprise there ST400i cordless fence post stapler is proving a hit. Typically used for rural livestock fencing, the ST400i is the world’s first 4mm diameter, nine gauge cordless fencing stapler destined to make fencing faster, easier and… Continue Reading»

Extreme PEL Power Staple Wood Post Claw Insulator

May 2017

Designed for use with 45 and 50 mm length STOCKade divergent point barbed fencing staples. This insulator is the ideal solution for building farm electric fencing. Use the ST400 pneumaitc fence stapler gun or the ST400i cordless fence stapler gun with the Insulator Guide Attachment for a no fuss installation.  Fire staples safely with both… Continue Reading»