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timber koi pond: do I need to use any adhesives?
August 9, 2014 5:00 PM   Subscribe

Today I cut the timbers for a koi pond, made of 3 stacked courses of 6x6 pressure treated timbers above ground. It's going to be fastened together with 8" timberlok screws and lined with EPDM. One question: should I use any products (like titebond or construction adhesive) between courses and at butts? If so, what you recommend?
posted by ftm to Home & Garden (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
No. The screws should hold it, and because wood moves, it's not a bad idea to leave off the glue so that each board can do just that.
posted by From Bklyn at 8:09 PM on August 9


Makes good sense to me - thanks! A 50 pack of timberloks, an impact driver, and bob's your uncle.
posted by ftm at 3:21 PM on August 10 [1 favorite]


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