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10:48AM | 06/23/03
Member Since: 06/22/03
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I just completed the construction of a patio porch that is using 4 6x6 posts as support. The posts I used were all green and perfectly straight when I purchased and installed them (cedar) but one of them developed a nasty twist about halfway down, so much so that the bottom is about an inch, at least, out of square.

I'm not familiar with wraps that I could use to cover these (at least not that I could find at Home Depot or Lowe's) so I assume I'll have to replace it. The afflicted post is one of the two center posts. Are there any hints, documents, etc. available that would assist me in doing this? I presume I'll have to use an additional post/jack combination to hold up the load while I replace the existing post, if I decide to go that way.

What are my options and/or recommendations?

Thanks!

-Samson

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