Old 09-24-2015, 08:52 PM
G_Dubs G_Dubs is offline
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Patio Benches

I'm installing a patio/landscape at our local library and they are having me set the new benches as well. This is the bench:


They chose this style because they match the new city benches that were recently installed nearby. The city benches, though, are bolted to concrete pads and the library wants to do the same.

I'm using Cambridge Ledgestone XL pavers. Will they be sufficient to drill into and bolt the benches, or should i pour small pads under each set of feet and lay the pavers (and possibly base material) over that and drill through the pavers to the pads?
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Old 09-24-2015, 09:02 PM
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pads and long anchor bolts
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Old 09-25-2015, 07:52 AM
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And they have to big, deep pass that won't let the bench move when a big kid is climbing on the back.
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Old 09-25-2015, 08:52 AM
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Just throw a dab of pl on there and call it a day.
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Old 09-25-2015, 10:02 AM
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When I did my eagle project I had to anchor the benches to the patio, the local fastenal suggested we use drop anchors and also epoxy them into the bricks as well.

If you go to any local fastenal type of store they should be able to get you what you need,
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Old 09-25-2015, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by BrandonV View Post
pads and long anchor bolts
Yep, this. We did this at a hospital. Footings under the pavers & sand. Then long anchors with glue in each hole to stabilize them.
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