How to connect wood post to concrete

Wooden post-frame buildings transfer their structural weight-load to the surrounding soil with posts embedded in concrete. Footings consist of a layer of gravel. How do I attach a 4"x4" wooden support to a concrete slab (our porch)? It's load bearing because it has the porch roof/overhang on it. We're. I need to somehow fix a wooden post to the side of this concrete post so I can then attach my fence panel to this i.e. the fence that runs along. I think you just about answered your own question. I would attach the posts directly to the sides of the steps, with the posts extending down as.

some large round posts to concrete piers. .. 1. using a strap to connect multiple bolts (vertically), now the wood in between the bolts is helping. There's simply no way to attach them directly, as wood won't join to cement. You need For drilling to the cement, attach a concrete bit to the drill. You need a bit . Join Date: May ; Location: Enfield, CT; Posts: Of course this doesnt work if you want a pure wood look. . washer between the post and concrete which gives me space to keep the wood off the concrete and allows. I built a deck at the rear and below it is a concrete patio. Using that tiny L- bracket to attach a deck post to concrete is like using a piece of.

At the turn of the last century, the homeowner (or carpenter, for that matter) didn't have many fastener choices for joining wood or metal to concrete. The common. It's been a while since I wrote about fence posts, but a buddy asked about replacing First rule, gang: Do not set wooden posts in concrete. Join Date: May ; Location: Enfield, CT; Posts: Of course this doesnt work if you want a pure wood look. . washer between the post and concrete which gives me space to keep the wood off the concrete and allows. There's simply no way to attach them directly, as wood won't join to cement. You need For drilling to the cement, attach a concrete bit to the drill. You need a bit .

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