Thursday, September 18, 2014

How to Install Aluminum Metal Fence - Part 2 of 6 - Patio Post Cement Drilling

By Gary Boutin
Fig.1 Wood shim

Supplies and Tools:
Fencing post with flange
Pencil #2 (marking cement)
Dewalt sawall with electric cord
Extension Cords
Metal punch
Sawall metal blade (torch blade - 
          6 inch 10 TPI (teeth per inch) double duty))
rotary hammer 10 amp variable speed SDS (Slotted drive system)  

Tyler Zowat lives in Perris, California. He wanted to install a little privacy fence near his patio. He purchased all the parts from The Home Depot.

This post shows the five steps to drill into cement for each fence post and to install cement anchors.
Step 1: Above right fig.1 shows a wood shim that is being used to level the metal post.
Step 2: First use the metal flange post and use a #2 pencil to mark the hold to be drilled. Fig.2 shows a metal punch that will be hammered into the cement for the metal flange holes.
Fig.2 Punching hole
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the depressions made by the metal punch for the hammer Drill to boring through the cement.
Fig.3 Cement punched
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the rotary hammer drill punching through the cement to install the anchors that will hold the fencing posts.
Fig.4 Rotary drilling cement drill
Step 5: Fig.5 and fig.6 shows the cement Drill drilled through the cement
Fig.5 Holes drilled for anchors

Fig.6 Holes ready for Red Hot anchors

How to Install an Aluminum Metal Fence:

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