This two-piece bracket set is used to bolt the side of a 4×4 (3.5″x3.5″) or a 4×6 (3.5″x5.5″) post (your choice) to a flat surface—like the rim joist or side/edge of a deck or a concrete wall.As pictured, each bracket is 8” tall. If your deck board is more narrow, let us know before ordering and we can design yours accordingly.
For these brackets, there are four holes (sized for 1/2″ Lag Bolts) to attach the brackets to your post. For attaching the brackets and post to decks, four holes (sized for 1/2″ bolts) are present so that you may bolt all the way through your deck – – two holes on each side of the post. For concrete, you use the same four holes, but use 1/2″ concrete wedge anchor type bolts.
Note that if you have a concrete wall which slopes inward (like you may see in some of our pictures) we can make custom brackets to hold the post off the wall. You have to reach out to us before checking out so we can get the correct information from you and let you know the cost to make your custom brackets.
This listing is for a pair of brackets made to fit either dimensional 4×4 posts or dimensional 4×6 posts — just pick your choice when you checkout. WOOD POSTS AND BOLTS/LAG SCREWS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH OUR BRACKETS; you can pick them up at your local Home Depot/Menard’s/Lowe’s/Ace Hardware store. Lifestyle customer photos depict build/use variations only.
Also great for fixing/reinforcing projects you already have! These are not flimsy/bendable metal — we make them using 1/8” thick steel so they are strong enough to take what you throw at it, but not so heavy where they are hard to work with on projects. And all our PostHugger™ Brackets are Made in America with American-Made Steel! We are the original designer of the PostHugger™ brackets, which may be copied, but never equaled! 🙂 If you find a PostHugger™ knockoff, give us a chance to meet or beat their price.
Please note that unless you choose the powder coated option, these ship as raw, unpainted steel. You can either paint them the color of your choice, finish them with a clear coat, or allow to achieve a natural rust patina over time. ***Powder Coated Brackets: If ordering brackets in the black powder coat, please allow an additional 1-2 days for shipping & delivery.***
If you would like to see customer photos (and a video!) of some of our brackets in use, click the link https://posthugger.com/photos provided in the short description at the top of the page.