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05-04-07, 02:31 PM
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Posted By z-axis2010

I had the same problem so I drove a 2 X 4 stake...

I had the same problem so I drove a 2 X 4 stake in the ground about 10 ft. out from the post perpendicular to the fence. Then I nailed a 2 X 6 to the top of the post and to the bottom of the stake. ...
02-02-07, 02:25 PM
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Posted By z-axis2010

Talking Good Point

I was concerned about the alignment. And Concretemasonry has a good point about the point of the oz post not providing stability. Last thing I want is to build it and the first good wind makes it...
02-02-07, 10:40 AM
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Posted By z-axis2010

The Oz Post is very cool. I just wonder how...

The Oz Post is very cool. I just wonder how tough it would be to drive them in straight. The ground around my house is very rocky, and the rock starts close to the surface. But since I have to rent...
01-30-07, 12:08 PM
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Posted By z-axis2010

Wood or Metal.

My subdivision restrictions will only allow me to build the fence with metal or wood post and 1"X 4" X 6' cedar pickets. So PVC and brick, rock, or concrete columns are out. And considering the...
01-24-07, 10:10 AM
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Posted By z-axis2010

2" is overkill but I like overkill.

1.625" is fine but I'm an overkill kind of guy so I might use the 2". Since you're screwing these and I'm assuming you're using two screws on top and two on bottom, then that's a lot of screw...
01-24-07, 09:55 AM
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Posted By z-axis2010

What's Better? Metal or Wood?

I'm about to replace a six foot privacy fence around my back yard with the same. Should I go with metal or 4X4 treated post? And should I use concrete for the wood option? My grandfather said...
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Posted By z-axis2010

Thanks for the info.. I guess I should have...

Thanks for the info.. I guess I should have mentioned that it's not in a hot spot on the fireplace. It might get a little warm if I have a fire going for more than a day but that's rare here in...
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Posted By z-axis2010

Red face Mortar Patch.

My four year old drilled a hole in the front of our rock fireplace with his lego shovel. It's in the mortar between the rock and about 1/2 inch in diameter. The house is about 6 years old. Is there...
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Posted By z-axis2010

Unhappy Lathe Work

I agree with sourdough, it would cost over $200 to make it and ship it from our shop.
If you can find a local job shop or that retiree, it would be much cheaper.
Good luck, Greg
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