What is the best way to attach a 2 board 2x10 beam to a post for best support AND the same post supporting another 2 x 2x10 beam at 90 degrees? . I will then be building a pergola on top of the deck connecting my clear cedar 6x6 posts directly above the treated 6x6 posts with Simpson ties with the
My question is can I use Titan anchors to attach 6x6 cedar posts (4 pergola posts) to the top of stone columns? I would plan. Editor's Comments The use of the 6x6 post anchor for pergola posts whether they be secured to the deck or patio surface or on top of capped columns is a very common use.
I have read though DCA6-09 in particular the post to beam attachment details in figure 8. My deck design is fairly close to what is described in figure 19 but I would like to extend the posts up past the deck to support the pergola. If i support the 2 2" thick beams by notching the (6x6) posts that will remove 2 3
Install the Adjustable Post Base to the sleeve anchor and tighten the bolt to secure the attachment. Place your foot behind the post when nailing. Set the 6x6 Pressure Treated Post onto the post base and attach by nailing the side flanges to the support post. Previous Article: Deck Bracing · Next Article: Steel Support Deck
Once the post holes are dug, set the posts. Place the 6x6 post into the hole. Remember to check that the post is plumb using a three foot level, as you go (image 1 below). Brace the post with stakes. To do this, attach a 1x4 to the side of the post with a single nail or drive screw. When you're satisfied, secure the free end of the
Mike Lovewell explains how to efficiently install the pergola beam to the post. This video included tips and tricks on drilling out the 4-hole pattern on both the vinyl and aluminum portions of the beam - followed by fastening the beam to the post.