We only use 4x4's when the deck is near grade. Any post more than 8 feet long we use 4x6 or 6x6. 4x4's are subject to some serious bending as they dry. On my own deck, I had to replace a 6x6 after a year, when it bowed almost 1 1/2 inches
I'm planning on building the Pergola with cedar 6x6's only. Therefore, instead of using 2x6 rafters, I will use 6x6 rafters and posts. Planning on running a retractable awning underneath for shade. My question is, does anyone have any experience with an acceptable span for 6x6's? For instance, will a cedar 6x6 with a span of 12' sag?
Cedar Vs. Pressure-treated Pine For Pergola Posts - Building and Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum I'd recommend the cedar or redwood, too, for aesthetic reasons as well as b/c of my experience with PT here it is: We went to HD and told them we wanted to build a pergola using 4X4 PT posts as well as 2X6 PT stringers.
To use 6x6's or 4x4's? TigerDroppings.com . I am helping a buddy build a pergola/arbor this weekend and was wondering if the OT would use 4x4's or 6x6's as the posts. It will be about 10x10 so probably not too heavy. They will be sunk with concrete. He wanted to use 4x4's. If it were mine I would use 6x6's but I generally overbuild.
I'm designing a pergola: about 18' x 26'. Dallas, make sure the posts you get 4x4 or the 6x6 are pressure treated in some way. yellawood is the new ticket
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double pergola with shade sail for 6x6 wood posts. Any standard dry strht 4x4 wood will work. Our products were made to assemble with standard 8ft, 10ft and
pergola post size 6x6 or 4x4. Tags: Lawn and Garden. I am building a small pergola. Should I use 4x4's, or 6x6's for the 4 posts. I want it to look professional and not "rickety".