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How can I remove very old, very rusty screws from a fence post?

You can drill, file, grind or saw off the screw heads and any protruding threads, and leave the rest inside the fence post. The new latch can be chosen and positioned so its backing plate hides the ...
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How can I remove very old, very rusty screws from a fence post?

There are core bits sold for this purpose which will drill a nice clean hole around the screw. Remove the plug containing the screw, glue in a standard-size dowel, done.
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How best to replace pole barn nailed pickets?

There are nail pullers for this. They have pincher claws that dig in under the head to pull out nails. They dig in with a hammer slide. Picture from amazon, just for seeing.
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Landscape + drainage along fence line

Here is my “minimum-effort” solution to deal with the shared fence line along my upslope neighbor’s yard. It is, essentially, an open French drain. STEP 1: Remove the sod layer near the fence. STEP 2: ...
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