Front porch columns make an elegant and stately home. Building one takes a bit of planning, but it is an achievable goal. It is recommended that you take a trip to the wood supply of local retailers and check the columns on the screen. Take note of the width, style and the way they are mounted. If you want a design or pattern cut the wood, throw it out of power tools and project books on screen.
Ideas for make front porch columns. Measure the length between the porch and the covered terrace where the column will be installed. Subtract 4½ inches of the length and consequently one of the wood pieces of 1 by 8 inches mark. Place the carpenter’s square on the mark, draw a line and cut the board, using a circular saw. Repeat this process for the other three pieces of 1 by 8 inches of wood. Drill pilot holes towards one edge of each of the four pieces. Space the holes 6 inches apart.
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Then for make front porch columns. Place one of the pieces of wood on a flat surface. Adjust the remaining pieces 1 by 8 inches of wood at the edge, adjacent to the blocks in step 2 and apply a strip of glue along the top edge. Place another piece of wood 1 by 8 inches above the blocks and over the glue drop.