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  1. #1
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    Caution;  Merge;  Workers Ahead! What Wood Is Best???

    hey guys,
    so i have recently started my own trail, and was wondering what wood would work best for some wooden structures, the area is usualy wet/damp will that matter??? and what depth would you have to dig the structure into the ground and what if its on rock???


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    Treated hardwood. Copper logs and pallets are usually a good cheap/free source. Depth for supports depends on the soil, if using concrete and how high/how much weight it has to support. I'd dig a foot deep as a minimum and ideally concrete too. For rocky areas I've drilled the rock and dyna-bolted C channel and brackets to rock for features with great success. Some rock is super hard though but the average granite should drill ok with a decent battery hammer drill. Chemset epoxy glue also works well for threaded rod or reinforcement rods.

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