Month: August 2020

Post one was placed back into position… Then, a long deck screw was used in each side to secure it. The top of the Post now fits a lot better, and looks better, too…
The next day, the wood repair putty was cured, so it was sanded with the hand sander… Actually looks pretty good… A first coat of exterior primer was applied. Then, a second coat of exterior primer was applied. When the primer was dry, it got a first coat of paint… Then, a second coat of […]
The next day, I used the wood shaping tool to quickly knock down the dried construction adhesive… Then, the hand sander to get it all nice & smooth… This side is a little low… As is this side… So, I applied some wood repair putty…
This project seems like it will never end… The top of this Post never seemed to fit quite right. It was cut at an angle. I’m thinking that whomever had them off before, when they added those extra 1x6s, cut the angle to match the angle of the sagging roof… Now, the top has been […]
I feel REALLY stupid for not realizing this a lot sooner. After re-installing Post two, I was looking at it next to Post one and noticed that the top section of Post one was a lot shorter. Meaning, the distance from the top of Post one to the point where it changed to the turned […]
Post two, set into place… Then, a long deck screw was used on each side to secure it in place…
The contact areas got a coat of exterior primer. Old paint removed from adjacent areas. Area above Post one got some paint. Newly stripped areas got a coat of exterior primer. A second coat of paint, here… The connection points got a coat of paint…
Before the Posts can be re-installed, the area where they connect to the Porch roof had to have the old paint stripped off…
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