I love this idea for putting posts up, for lamps, that can also be fence or divider connectors. I like hiding a sturdier metal post inside a fabricated wood post, then attaching the remainder of the fencing to it. Great for high wind areas.
How to Install a Wood Fence Post. Wooden fence posts are more vulnerable and fragile than metal. Spend some extra time and money on durable lumber and a well-drained installation, or that beautiful aesthetic will rot in a few years.