can i drill holes in existing concrete for fence posts

how to set a fence post in a concrete driveway - charlotte . you'll need a hammer drill capable of drilling into concrete. if you do not own one you can rent one from a tool rental shop. using your string line to mark where the fence face will be go over a couple of inches to find where the center of the post should be. mark that spot or go ahead and drill a hole there. i used a 3/4" drill bit.

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concrete footings in existing slab - home i need to cut some 10" holes in an existing concrete slab (4" thick foot traffic only) for fence posts. the plan is to dig down 600mm then concrete in the posts with some pre-mix concrete. i'll be getting someone to cut the holes but digging and concreting in myself.

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how to dig holes in tree roots for fence posts | hunker digging fence post holes is not a fun job and it is worse when there is a root directly in the path of a post. post hole diggers are not capable of cutting through large roots and it is time consuming to try and chop the root out by hand. the most effective method of installing a post through a root is to drill through it.

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how do i drill into an existing galvanized fence post . i have an existing metal fence post set in concrete in which i'd like to drill a new hole in that post. normally i would use a drill press to drill into a curved surface like this. since the post is already set in concrete this is not a viable option. is there some sort of guide jig or other tool or process to make this task easier?

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digging fence post holes close to existing fence . since the fence itself is in good condition i'd like to sink some new posts down on my side to stabilise it again. i'm looking for a way to drill some decent depth holes on my side of the fence as close as possible to mount the posts.

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what's the best way to put fence posts in concrete slab . it has plate on the bottom with 4 holes for you to mount it on top of the concrete with concrete anchors. line the plate up where you want the post located mark the holes with a pencil remove the plate drill the holes with a masonry bit (use a hammer drill if you have one) set the plate back over the holes and intall the concrete anchors.

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can i drill into concrete fence posts? - page 1 - homes . can i drill into concrete fence posts? . i take it that it stands up to cover the existing fence and not across the top like normal trellis? . only a complete and utter a hole would kick up a .

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setting a railing in concrete isn't too hard | lifestyle . to drill a hole into concrete you'll need a splined shaft carbide core bit on a hammer drill. . cement to have a bond to the existing concrete. it's something you can see and you want to wipe .

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drilling through concrete fence post | diynot forums hi i would like to insert a 6mm red rawplug in a fence concrete post. 1) drill bit size and make 2) screw size to go in the plug. i am drilling the holes to attach a batton to the post.

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concrete added over existing concrete in fence post hole . if the existing is more than 1/2 way up the post hole i'd advise to break out the existing dig down close to the bottom of the post and then install an adequate amount of concrete. i'm a little surprised though that the fence posts in clay would not be firm enough to stay tight and strait if compacted when backfilled.

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replacing fence reusing existing concrete posts plinth blocks are set into the ground in front of the rail side of the posts and a concrete plinth sits into that. it provides the appropriate offset from the post so that the palings when attached to the rails will sit directly ontop of the concrete plinth. ive never seen a timber plinth used with a concrete post paling fence.

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how to install a fence mounted to concrete (a better approach) when installing a fence on an existing concrete pad some fence installers prefer to core drill through the concrete and set posts the traditional way – embedded in concrete underground. using a rented core drill you can drill a hole through your concrete slab for each fence post.

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drilling a hole in a concrete fence post | singletrack . drilling a hole in a concrete fence post. theotherjonv. subscriber. as above – how? it’s a fence post that holds up some chain link on my boundary and is one of those old style tough ones .

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drilling concrete fence posts | screwfix community forum to (almost) avoid 'blowing' the concrete post when drilling thro' if possible use a much smaller drill-bit first say 4mm and then use the bolt-clearance size drill from both sides. even with a 4mm drill if the drill-bit is blunt and a lot of effort is neaded to drill/push thro' then breaking-out of the hole on the other side can still .

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drilling concrete fence posts — moneysavingexpert forum is it ok to drill concrete fence posts (hammer drill / masonary bit) - or not ? i have read that they can shatter - yet others say it is possible ? this is to mount a "pet proof" fence at 90 degrees to a garden fence .. i also am considering mounting shelves in a "comptons prestressed concrete garage" - same question - is it ok to drill ?

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how do i drill fence post hole threw concrete? | yahoo answers are you planning on digging a hole for the fence post through the concrete or are you using brackets to hold up a fence post? if you're digging a deep hole to set the post in then i would use a small "grinding wheel" to cut out a square. these have a cutting wheel about 4-6" wide that can cut through tile concrete metal etc.

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core drilling tool for fence posts - decks & fencing . can you tell me what brand/model of tool you have used and liked for core drill holes in concrete to set fence posts? i have not used one before and i know they are a bit expensive so i like to find one that has worked well for others.

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how to anchor wrought iron fence posts to concrete | home . remove the post and drill the hole locations with a power drill and a masonry bit. . how to anchor wrought iron fence posts to concrete. . "how to anchor wrought iron fence posts to concrete .

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how to drill into concrete - bob vila that durability can be quite the obstacle however for homeowners trying to mount an art installation on a concrete feature wall drill a hole to set a fence post at the end of the driveway or .

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concrete is a no-no for fence posts | national columns . concrete is a no-no for fence posts. . which the previous fence builder filled with concrete. . it holds that end-grain above whatever moisture might collect at the bottom of the post hole.

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fence - can i add concrete from the old posts in the holes . i am about to install galvanized steel posts in fast setting concrete (quickrete fence n post). someone suggested that in order to save money i could break up smaller pieces the old concrete bases (i will have to do that anyway so i can move them to the car to dispose them) and put some of these smaller pieces of concrete in the holes and pour fast setting cement in.

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drill into concrete fence posts possible? | avforums drill into concrete fence posts possible? thread starter x3j3ukn; . the posts will probably be 100mm at least drilling a few small holes in them won't suddenly make them collapse.. . which of course you would never do without asking your neighbour for permission our last house had concrete fence posts that were over 50 years old you .

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can i reuse a fence post hole ? | yahoo answers the hole should be surrounded by sand and pea gravel to ensure good drainage. depending on the type of fence it's not necessary to concrete all of the posts. corners should definitely be cased in concrete the post on the hinge side of the gate and maybe every 3rd post or so in the runs. hope this helps.

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