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Blog entry by johnt posted 06-07-2007 06:35 PM 13031 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi Folks, I’ve been off the blog for the past few very busy days, something about an infestation of mice in our RV. Problem now solved so I can get back to more pressing things. I am having a new fence put in around our place with a double 10 ft. gate for the RV. I would like to put a Brick Post with an appropriate cap on each side of this entry. I’ve never done very much of this sort of work and I like the idea of a challenge. Would anyone be able to tell me where I might find some plans or directions for such a project. I am more concerned about the foundation and what that should be. I’ve included a link to the gallery of the company that produces the fence we’re installing it includes a pic of the type of posts I would like to install. Not necessarily the same dimensions. Thanks in advance, Johnt

-- jft

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#1 posted 06-07-2007 06:52 PM

If it were me I would start with a small pad(footer) of concrete as a base. (3”-4”) Then lay the center with cinderblock. After dry Lay brick around cinderblock and cap with a nice stone. You can even run electirc up to the top if you desire a light. I would search Fine Homebuilding’s websight or diy for more specific directions. Hope this helps.


-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY

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