Model # 143850

Internet #203208270

Store SKU #778459

WeatherShield 4 in. x 4 in. x 4-1/2 ft. Pressure-Treated Wood Finial Ready Deck Post
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WeatherShield

4 in. x 4 in. x 4-1/2 ft. Pressure-Treated Wood Finial Ready Deck Post

  • Renewable resource and environmentally friendly
  • Dowel screw embedded for easy installation
  • Finial post create an attractive finish to protect exterior posts
$2597 /each

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This double V-groove deck post adds classic charm to your outdoor living space. Add one of our distinctive, decorative finials (not included) to the top of your post for an added personal touch and stylish appearance. Pressure treatment protects it from termites, fungal decay and rot, making it an ideal choice for a variety of outdoor applications. Ideas include decks, play sets, stair support, landscape design and other outdoor projects where deck posts will be exposed to the elements. This deck post is compatible with aluminum and carbon steel (black iron) fasteners.

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  • 100% solid wood made from southern yellow pine and pressure treated with MCA (micronized copper azole) for long life
  • Used to provide support and rigidity when installing a rail system, this post is suitable for exterior use in commercial or residential applications
  • Natural wood finish may be stained or painted for a customized look
  • Nominal Dimensions: 4 in. x 4 in. x 54 in.
  • Compatible with aluminum and carbon steel (black iron) fasteners
  • Actual Dimension: 3.375 in. x 3.5 in. x 53.5 in.

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this shows pressure treated but wondered if the appearance is natural ?

Asked by: neo
They look mostly natural with a very light green tint... But you will likely want to paint them anyway.
Answered by: SheldonsDad
Date published: 2016-10-15

Can this wood be used indoors, specifically posts for an aquarium stand?

Asked by: Brandon
Well, it is a pressure treated product. So you may want to consider whether or not children may use it as a place to gnaw. I know it is a short period in their lives, but it does happen...
Answered by: SheldonsDad
Date published: 2017-04-20

I would like to use these as legs for a farmhouse table project cut down to the height I need. Wi...

I would like to use these as legs for a farmhouse table project cut down to the height I need. Will they hold weight? This will be a very large and heavy table. Thank you.
Asked by: KVK
I would say they will probably work fine...Except, They are "green" or wet when they arrive, so they are subject to twisting before as they dry. So make sure you secure them top and bottom until they dry out. (There are probably better options out there... unless this is an outdoor table)
Answered by: SheldonsDad
Date published: 2016-11-01

Are these post available in longer lengths?

Asked by: lagirl
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Because this item is available in Home Depot stores, I believe the best advice would be to talk to one of our many specialty department professionals at your local Home Depot store. For any other questions, please visit your nearest local Home Depot store or call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
Answered by: THDCustomerSupport
Date published: 2017-04-20
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4-1/2 ft. x 4 in. x 4 in. Pressure-Treated Wood Finial Ready Deck Post is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty nice posts... Good quality... Price seems high until you compare. They are laminated posts and turned nicely.
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thinking outside the box on this one... I am building a gazebo and wanted a nice turned post. I could not find any 8 footers, but I bought these and put them on top of a 4x6 post base. I installed them "upside down" so I could put in the cross bracing. The quality is pretty good. They are a little knotty, but I am painting them, so it's not that big of a deal. I also purchased this companies 2x2 spindles for the same project, These really filled a need for far less money than other products I had found.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from These posts turned and twisted after placed This was a nice looking post to start. After installed we had to wait about 3 weeks before we could install the handrails. during that time, under very fair weather conditions, the top square twisted about 5 degrees on top of itself, making it completely unusable. Someone authoritative told me it was because of the "treatment" on the posts. We then had to rip them out )lots of work) and replaced with redwood posts. Will be returning these ASAP.
Date published: 2015-08-13
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