For many people, poet Robert Frost captured the essence of fences when he wrote "good fences make good neighbors." But in the case of an historic fence restoration at the Morrill Homestead in Strafford, Vt., it turned out that good neighbors make good fences. Blake Spencer, a builder living close to the homestead, passed by the decomposing homestead fence almost every day on his way to work, to the post office, or to the town hall. And he developed an itch to rebuild it. The remains of the 120-year-old fence flank two sides of the homestead, a Gothic Revival-style cottage that was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960. Although partially rebuilt in the '60s, the fence had