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How to Remove Fence Posts from Your Yard

By: Joe Truini

To remove wooden posts from the ground:

  • Screw a block of wood to the side of the post.
  • Stack concrete blocks next to it to form a fulcrum.
  • Position a 2×4 under the block of wood and over the fulcrum.
  • Using the 2×4 as a lever, pull down on it to pull the post out of the ground.


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  • Chris Says:
    November 24th, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    How hard is it to remove a post with concrete on it, and put it back in another place with the concrete still on it?

  • mike Says:
    October 24th, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    Sounds great. One question. What about the concrete sludge that’s still in the hole? I can remove the post just fine by hitting it with a sledge hammer breaking the cement bond so no need to do all that. Need to post a video on how to remove both at the same time.

  • Mike Says:
    July 23rd, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Very useful, made removing posts a breeze. Thanks so

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How to Remove Fence Posts from Your Yard