Wood awning – Make the structure of your roof with cedar, Brazil wood or other treated wood resistant to outdoors. If you make the wooden structure, you will need a saw to separate into appropriate sizes. The wooden frame is heavier than a PVC or copper tube. These lightweight plumbing materials can be easily cut with a saw or a pipe cutter. It should be noted the type of material, either wood or pipe, for the case mounting structure.
6 Picture Gallery: Framework for Homemade Wood Awning
In any case require four corner posts and beams connecting the top of the structure. If you use wood awning, connect the posts with the beams using metal brackets L and wood screws. Both PVC and copper pipe in fit connectors and accessories made from the same material. Use PVC glue to hold the pieces of plastic, weld or in case of copper tube, with the copper accessories. With any material you use for the structure you need to install the four poles in the ground with at least 46 centimeters.
Both PVC and require copper tube with smaller diameter holes than wooden poles, making installation easier. It is also easier to put the brackets if you use PVC or copper, both can be built at ground level before installing the posts. In the case of wooden poles, as they are heavy, it is best to first define where they will get the columns, and then install the wood awning beams.
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