- For pergola construction only - as an alternative to flashing we can seperate the outdoor timber ledger from the brick wall by using spacers. Attaching a ledger to brick with the use of spacers gives the advantage that air can flow in between and helps the surfaces to fully dry out after rainy days.
(Based in the UK) I am building a fence on top of a low wall by attaching 100mm fence posts to the brick wall and then attaching my fencing to the posts. My problem is this the fencing is quite heavy so the posts have to be sturdy.
Best Answer: Don't attach the post to the wall. The brick wall is very strong in the vertical direction but is not meant to withstand horizontal force on a single brick. The post will flex slightly under the load you are planning. But even a slight horizontal movement will move or break the brick that it is ...
The extension is a modest timber frame design on dwarf wall with engaged and isolated piers. The new timber frame will extend from the existing external leaf of the double brick walls.180057-SD101_[C].pdf I'm after recommendations on the best way to join the timber stud frame to the existing external brickwork.
If you're looking to add a shelf to your concrete mantle or maybe you have a brick wall in your home and want to hang some pictures, there are a few things you need to know. The safest, most secure way to attach a 2x4 to brick or concrete is to use concrete screw anchors, which you can find at your local hardware store.
2 Answers. Set aside the timber, drill the middle hole into the wall and insert the plug, push the screw through the timber then screw the screw into the plug. You can now jiggle the timber about until it looks right with the frame, it's not always best to set the timber level as the frame maybe be totally unlevel.
Can you not remove the posts after drilling? I would tend to use a plug into the wall for this application, but if you have to laeve the post in place then use the thunderbolts, I'm definitely not a fan of frame fixings for this type of installation, they tend to come loose. I assume that you are fixing the posts all the way up their length?
Attaching a Ledger to Brick. It is important to keep both the wood of the ledger and the brick wall surface watertight or seperated so that either way - rain water and moisture do not build up in between to damage the two surfaces.
I need to attached 2x4's on a flat to double thick brick walls so I can run electric and attach drywall. My question is can I use regular common lumber or do I need pressure treated lumber? I always use pressure treated for band boards and ledgers when attaching to brick I'm just not sure about this application.
How to Set a Timber Frame to Bricks. Whether attaching a porch, building on a shed, or attaching wooden trellises, attaching timber frames to brick is a project that requires the correct hardware. This used to mean, the use of multi-piece lead anchors, or specialty nails that risked shattering your brick. Recently technology has provided a better...
Leah from See Jane Drill demonstrates how to use a screw and anchor, also sometimes called a "walldog" to attach furniture to a brick wall.
I want the posts to be mounted dead centre down the wall. I didn't want to attach the posts to either side of the wall as it might look odd because of the handrail and spindle system i want to use. I have an idea but i'm not sure whether it will work, I'm hoping someone has had a similar problem in the past.
Re: attaching wood post to brick veneer an end post or a post in this position, against a wall, often ends up as a cantilever, especially if it is used as a gate post. in the field a post ends up as a balanced cantilever (other factors such as wind being ignored) against a wall such a post often needs a little more support
Fixing a 75mm fence post to a brick wall. Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by mazdaq, 6 Mar 2012.
Has anyone got a surefire method to anchor a 4x4 post to brick step with a bluestone tread? This needs to be solid (obviously) as it is the newel post for the handrail. 2 treads then landing. Not much of a run, but, it is for an elderly woman who absolutely needs the rail. By the way, I have done the search thing.
Wood fencing consists of vertical posts in concrete footings at spaced intervals, with horizontal rails and fencing panels between the posts. When connecting wood fencing to a brick wall, the concrete foundation of the wall presents problems with regard to installing a fencepost foundation at the connection point.