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Old 06-06-2013, 01:55 PM   #1
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how do I anchor circular cedar post to concrete?


Hi,

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I am building a large palapa type project to use as a shade structure. I am using circular cedar posts that vary in dimension from 7 - 10" DIA. Local building code wants the posts anchored to a concrete footing in lieu of burying the posts like I initially planned. I have searched for an anchoring method for varying-in-size circular cedar posts and I have not been able to find one. I have found lots of information/brackets for anchoring square posts but very little for circular posts. I read about a "pin in the concrete and up into the post" method, but I think my project might be a little large for that method.
Any help/advice would be appreciated.


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Would PBV6PC and PBV10PC connectors by Simpson work?

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Cool, somehow I missed those when I was searching. They might work given additional bracing up top. I'll take a look at it.
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would be cool to add your location.
As silly as it sounds, it would help others to answer the question because of the type of construction in your area.
I live in the South west, have a store down the street that sells really cool round post base with your choice of lizards or birds and such. Pretty cool in New Mexico, might look silly in Boston.
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