It is one of the heaviest and hardest woods in North America and it is commonly used to give a rustic look. It is resistant to shocks, decay and termites. In fact, black locust fences can last up to 90 years.
Black locust is very durable and low-maintenance, but the material itself is more expensive than other options. A split-rail locust fence can cost $20 to $30 per foot.
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