How do I secure beams and joists to corner posts for veggie garden?
a month ago
Good afternoon, I hope somebody can assist me with my project.
I'm about to erect a freestanding ( to be enclosed) veggie garden.
The area will be 9 metres x 12 metres with 20 90 x 90 tp posts 2.4 high and 3 metres apart secured with stirrups concreted in the ground
I'm going to brace the posts with 3 metre lengths of 140x 35 tp, recessed into the posts and secured by bolts (with nuts and washers).
My problem.... how do I fix the 3 metre lengths to the corner posts, I would have already drilled 2 bolts into one side of the post, and now I'm attempting to drill 2 more bolts from another side of the post as I continue around down the next side of he structure?
Also, in relation to supporting the internal posts, do I simply use joist hangers at a different height to secure the 3 metre lengths?
I hope someone can help me, and I thank you for your time.
Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. Thank you for joining us and sharing your question about how to secure beams and joists to corner posts for a veggie garden.
It sounds like a very big veggie garden. Would it be possible for you to post a photo of the area and the holes that you have already drilled in the post? This will give our members an idea of the layout and provide you with a comprehensive recommendation. What kind of bolts did you purchase for your project? Will you be covering the frame with a sunshade fabric?
Please keep us updated, we look forward to seeing the photos.