Some posts for retaining walls are square in cross-section, such a four by four or better, a six by six but it is a better use of wood and money to use an uneven dimension such as a four by six or a six by ten.
Hi all this is my first post so I hope I can get some input. I have decided to build a retaining wall using pressure treated wood. The original plan was to build three walls and have 2 separate levels. Now after building one wall 30" I want to just go higher and build 1 more wall a little taller
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Our U.S. patented Sutter Retaining Wall is comprised of similar sized retaining wall posts "H-post" that are connected to each other with 50" or 53" caps which together make the retaining wall. We do not supply the wood material that is inserted between the posts.
1. 1x3 wood stakes and nylon string, used to establish layout lines for timbers 2. 6x8-inch pressure-treated landscaping timbers, used to build retaining wall 3.
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Wood retaining walls can be substituted for retaining wall blocks construction more cost effectively if the wall is relatively small no more than 2-3 . Pressure treated lumber of several dimensions can be used to create a wall, planter box or garden border.
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Building a Timber Retaining Wall. A retaining wall made with timber posts can add style and extra seating to your yard . Retaining walls can be constructed with various materials from stone to wood. Pick a building material that will work with the look and feel of your yard.