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How to use joist hangers and post anchors.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 18

Tip on using a piece of perforated copper pipe to allow an annual application of wood preservative between a wooden post and a concrete-filled posthole.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 12

Repairing rotted or deteriorated porch piers by placing existing pier on a concrete or asphalt pedestal.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #93 Aug 1966 (v.16#4) pg. 52

An easy way to install fence posts. How to use a galvanized metal post support for 4x4 posts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #161 Feb 1975 (v.25#2) pg. 53

How to replace a rotted porch post.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 80

Tip: Repair porch posts by installing a new wood covering around some or all of the post.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 68

PVC plumbing pipe filled with concrete provides a rot-free alternative to pressure-treated fence and patio posts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 84

How to create a solid post anchor with lengths of pipe embedded in the concrete.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 35

Wordless Workshop shows tip on how to make tree stakes that can be mowed over.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 26

Replacing a mailbox post.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 47

Options for fastening wood posts to concrete.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 8

Surround a basement support post (lally post) with a padded circular seat which opens to access toy storage area in the base.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #402 Oct 1999 (v.49#9) pg. 122

Post cutoff jig is used to level the tops of fence posts, deck posts, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 16

Making decorative post caps for decks and fence posts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 73

Taking a load off. Three basic shoring techniques for making structural repairs. (1) Simple shoring, (2) crib shoring, and (3) rake shoring.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 67

How to box in a basement lally column using drywall and urethane foam.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 26

Tip on casting concrete pier blocks in cardboard box molds.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 26

Technique for enclosing a lally column with drywall for fire protection.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #78 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 30

Simple technique for temporarily shoring up a load-bearing wall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #117 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 30

Tip on removing posts intact that have been embedded in clay.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #118 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 28

Tip: Anchor wood posts to concrete floor using short lengths of electrical conduit.
FINE WOODWORKING #61 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 8
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 6

Producing wavy shapes on the band saw to use for lampposts, canes, balusters, and newel posts. This technique leaves no waste and has the option for a hole through the center without drilling
FINE WOODWORKING #113 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 16

Technique for making a tapered, 12-sided post using a table saw and a router.
HOME FURNITURE #2 Spring 1995 pg. 94

Replacing wooden support posts for porches and decks.
HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 28

Construction of a contempory-styled wooden surround to conceal steel support columns in a finished basement.
HOME MECHANIX #779 Oct 1993 (v.89) pg. 103

Tip: Use an auto jack to help remove posts from the ground.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 22

Repairing rotten wood siding, window sill, porch post, deck post, etc.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 58
Added Info HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 7

How to align (even-up) the tops of wooden posts before pouring concrete into the posthole.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 66

Techniques for quickly and safely setting stakes and posts.
HORTICULTURE May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 30

Tip: Woodworking pipe clamps can be used to straighten leaning porch posts.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1986 (v.14#3) pg. 144

How to cast your own concrete posts for use as fence posts, mailbox posts, grape trellises, etc.
PARENTS HOME Jul 1981 (v.5#9) pg. 67

Rural delivery mailbox post features Victorian styling. Made from pressure-treated wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 32

Be a post master. Well-built outdoor projects start with accurate layout of post locations.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 66

Technique for driving wood stakes into dry, clay soil.
WORKBENCH Jun 1997 (v.53#3) pg. 10