|Fig.1 Flange post |
view metal fencing
Supplies and Tools:
Magnetic torpedo level
White metal post
Tyler Zowat lives in Perris, California. He had a new patio installed late last summer and he wanted to install a little privacy fence. He purchased all his fencing parts from The Home Depot.
This post shows the five steps to troubleshot the area of the privacy fence.
Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows the white metal post bottom flange that will be attached to the patio cement using red-hot anchors, bolts and nuts.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows that two fences were purchased for this job.
|Fig.2 White boxed metal|
Step 3: Fig.3 shows a magnetic torpedo level being used to level the white metal post that will hold the metal fencing in place. For this little fence only a few post were used,
|Fig.3 Level on the new |
metal post is not leveled
Step 4: Fig.3 shows that this post is leveled.
|Fig.4 Level on side|
of metal post
Step 5: Fig.5 shows a torpedo level at the top of the post. What made this job more difficult is that the client had installed a slate tile over the patio cement and drilling the slate was more difficult than if just the cement was drilled.
|Fig.5 Torpedo |
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