External Boundary 9 Inch Wall Needing Straps Restraints


Postby bikerchris » Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:53 am

Hi all,

I hope you can help a little bit, I've got a 9 inch boundary wall about 3 metres high, which I want to make about 2 metres high. It returns around the back garden and is on 3 sides, enclosing the garden. The rear wall is hanging outwards quite a bit, so I thought about metal strapping it at the corners (on the inner face). I just wondered where I can get the straps from - I've looked at wickes, screwfix and jewsons and all I can see are straps with long bits and then a short return. I thought that straps should probably be about 450 or 600mm in one direction and the same again in the other?

Look forward to any comments.

Cheers,
Chris
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Postby collectors » Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:23 am

You can either buy some flat iron & bend it yourself or see if you have a local metal fabricator or blacksmith to make you some up.
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Postby bikerchris » Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:27 pm

thank you for that, I've bought some L shape brackets, which are around 3 foot by 4-6 inches. They have plenty of holes in so I'm hoping that some raw plugs / long screws will do the job.

collectors wrote:You can either buy some flat iron & bend it yourself or see if you have a local metal fabricator or blacksmith to make you some up.
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Postby bikerchris » Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:49 am

Just so you all know, here's one of them installed. I used 2 inch bolts / rawplugs located as near to the centre of each brick as possible.
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Strap metal 9 inch wall corner
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Postby bikerchris » Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:50 am

Sorry, meant to add that I'm doing another 2 of these, 1 a few feet from the ground level and another one at roughly head height.
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