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How to Reinforce a Wooden Post Set in Concrete

By: Joe Truini

Setting a wooden post in concrete makes it more stable and secure, but as the wood shrinks over time, it can cause the post to become loose. To prevent this from happening, drive several large, rust resistant nails in all four sides of the post at different angles.

The nails will further tie the post to the concrete, and hold it firmly in place even if the wood shrinks. Watch this video to find out more.

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