attaching wood posts to concrete using a simpson strong tie e-z base 'fence post base' . using seven trust materials a makita drill and red head anchors to at
use a 4x4 brackets and some good concrete anchors. after you set anchors attach 4x4 to brackets and your done. attaching wooden posts to a poured concrete slab fine . how to attach a 4x4 to a concrete block wall pirate4x4.
4x4's will be attached vertical about 2ft from the top and extend about 3ft over the top. from there i am going to attach some redwood or something. anyway, block is 4' with 6' pillars every 12' or so. i plan to attach the 4x4's to the 4' blocks that make up the main part of the wall because they are hollow and therefore easier to drill into.
ever wonder how buildings are attached to concrete foundations?there are lots of ways, most of them work off similar principles. here is a tool to remove the
personally would use hammer drill on block wall to allow for a all-thread rod to go thru 4x4 and blocks all-thread can be trimmed to length with hacksaw. then a couple nuts and washers would recommend 3/8 inch rod also don't forget concrete etc. rots wood so insert tarpaper or some coating between wood and block..
welcome to 'wooden gate makers', this short video will show you how to secure your timber posts to your house or walls using our special anchor bolts a beginner's guide to attaching things to
re: attaching a post to foundation wall.. that concrete that is sticking out helps to deflect snow and water away from the footing. breaking off the projecting concrete or drilling in to the footing is just a recipe for problems.
to attach a wood handrail post to concrete: mark the location of the holes in a metal post bracket on the concrete. drill holes in the concrete of the right diameter for lead shields using a masonry bit in a hammer drill. insert lead shields into the holes in the concrete. use lag bolts or screws to attach the metal post bracket to the concrete.
i can't move my fence 10 inches off the wall, and so my only option now i think is to somehow attach the 4x4 pt fence post to the side of the retaining wall. i'm installing a 6 foot tall panel fence, with posts every 72'. there is 42' of retaining wall above the footer. and the wall is 8' thick.
so, if i understand correctly, you want to attach the fence to the wall. if that's the case, why not drill through the 4x4 with a lag bolt and anchor it into the wall? or, option 2 would be to run a horizontal stringer across the back side of the fence section and anchor the stringer to the wall. more holes that way, but more points of anchor.
the steel tube is the same dimension as the 4x4 posts. you might be able to get less expensive pipe and put spacers on it to fill out to the 3.5' square dimension. if you have a very good concrete slab you can use a 6' square base plate and anchor it with a single 5/8' fastener in the center.
fastening to concrete looks difficult, but with the proper tools and techniques, its a snap. before installing most concrete fasteners, you must first drill a hole using a carbide-tipped masonry bit. the quickest, easiest way to drill into concrete is with a hammer drill, which uses both bit rotation and concussive blows to bore holes.
attaching a post to a concrete block wall - diybanter attaching a post to a concrete block wall powerless means to side with the powerful, 4x4 pt to the edge of a concrete block wall.
how to fasten a 4x4 post to a concrete slab surface mount posts. you can surface mount a post that will have more than one point of support, core and set posts. you cannot surface mount a post that has only one point side-mounted posts. a third option for attaching a post to solid concrete
chris is right about the post sleeves. they do make them to fit over 4x4's. so i would use that and the simpson post base. or you could just make some base moulding, like paul suggessted. to fasten the metal plate, drill a hole in the concrete and either drive in an expansion bolt, or use an epoxy bolt.
these are extremely strong anchors for attaching framing members to solid concrete. they come in a variety of lengths and from 1/4 in. to 1 in. in diameter. best uses: concrete and stone. how to use: drill a hole the size of the anchor through the wood and into the concrete. thread the nut on a few turns and tap it into place with a hammer.
how to install a fence post onto concrete robert price builders' merchants ltd. a beginner's guide to attaching things to concrete and brick - duration: 6:22. seejanedrill 1,796,692 views.
how to secure a 2x4 cleat to a concrete block wall place the 2-by-4-inch cleat flat against the concrete block wall where you want to mount it. set a level on the upper edge of the cleat and adjust the position of the board to center mark the middle or center point of each concrete block across
step 4. install a concrete drill bit, the size of the screw, into a hammer drill. place a piece of painter's tape on the drill bit to indicate the depth needed to drill. this will be the length of the screw minus the depth of the wood plus 1/4 inch.