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felixr

07:25AM | 04/17/07
Member Since: 04/16/07
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what is the best way to anchor cedar newel posts on slate? Is it ok to paint cedar?

Altereagle

07:32PM | 04/22/07
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
For a deck I'm assuming?

You can't in most locals. Depending on your area, frost level and deck loads come into play.

For example you may be able to place a pier block on a min. 3" slab I've heard, but most building dept. will want a proper footing and pier with rebar, then a min. 1" stand-off post base embedded. Even more will be required in coastal, high wind, earthquake zones, or high termite infestation or all of the above for us here in Cal.

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