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Simple Guide to Picket Top Styles

October 5, 2018

Posted by Ashley VanderWall

Your simple, quick guide to wood fence picket styles.

When it comes to fence picket styles, there is a lot to choose from. But choosing shouldn't be hard - we're here to help. Here are five common wood fence picket styles with examples of each in use.

Dog Ear

Dog Ear Wood Fence Picket Dog Ear Picket

Dog Ear Spaced Picket Wood Fence Dog Ear Spaced Picket

Dog Ear Wood Privacy Fence Dog Ear Privacy

Flat Top

Flat Top Wood Fence Picket Flat Top Picket

Flat Top Wood Spaced Picket Fence Flat Top Spaced Picket

Horizontal Wood Fence with Flat Top Pickets Flat Top Privacy

French Gothic

French Gothic Wood Fence Picket French Gothic Picket

French Gothic White Spaced Picket Fence French Gothic Spaced Picket

French Gothic Wood Privacy Fence French Gothic Privacy


1x4 Gothic Wood fence Picket Gothic Picket

Gothic Spaced Picket Wood Fence Gothic Spaced Picket

Gothic Privacy Wood Fence Gothic Privacy


Pointed Wood Fence Picket Pointed Picket

Pointed Spaced Picket Wood Fence Pointed Spaced Picket


There are a few points you need to consider when choosing your fence style. Check out our blog post on the topic to read more!

We offer Outdoor Essentials pickets in a variety of styles, along with other fence components to complete your fence project. View our selection of wood fence components.