This actually turns out BEAUTIFUL. It's MUCH easier and thousands less than replacing the chain link.
Privacy Fence Slats: Great solution for your chain-link fence – tw ...
Easy Cedar Fence cover-up for a chain link fence
How to cover existing chain link with cedar panels for privacy - no damage to existing fence
Cover an ugly existing chain link fence with wood slats for more privacy
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covering chain link with horizontal slats and chalkboard fence panel - Chain Link Fence Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas
Covering chain link with horizontal wood planks Chain Link Fence Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas
cedar cattle panel fencing with double gates
4 foot tall cedar cattle panel fencing... sooo much nicer then chain link