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Replacing or Building a Post & Rail Retaining wall

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Replacing or Building a Post & Rail Retaining wall

On several  recent engineering & building inspection I noticed a few retaining walls that needed attention so I was asked to provide illustrative engineering drawing and easy to follow details.Whether you intend to build it as a DIY project or get someone else in to do the's always advisable to have a good idea of how the project should be done properly. A few points to consider beforehand

  •  Check with your council building department 
  •  Generally a 2 person min. installation... remember Safety Always First (SAF)
  •  When in doubt always consult an engineer
  •  High retaining walls may require engineering certificationDIY Retain.jpg


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Re: Replacing or Building a Post & Rail Retaining wall

Hi @Jason70 and welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. 


BIM_Engineer is no longer a member of the community but I'm sure other members, including our Bunnings D.I.Y. experts, would be more than happy to assist. 


Perhaps you could hit the Start a discussion button and explain your project in detail and how we can assist. 


All the best,




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