Using your drill, pre-drill holes through all of the marks on each post.
Attach the anchor fitting through the holes of one post. Tighten it by hand, using the nut and washer.
Insert your screwdriver through the eye of the fitting and place your spanner around the nut on the other side of the pole. Twist the fitting as tight as you can get it. Repeat Steps 3 & 4 for the other poles.
Attach the turnbuckle to a D-link and thread that through the hole of one corner of the shade cloth. Then insert the D-link bolt and screw it in to attach the turnbuckle.
Attach the other D-links to the other two corners of the shade sail. Then hook those up to two of the poles and secure with the D-link bolts.
Planning to build a deck
Good preparation is the secret to any successful D.I.Y. project. We’ll take you through all the stages involved in getting ready to build a deck.
How to sand a deck
Giving your deck a sand is a great way to help give it a new lease on life.
How to stain a deck
Give your deck a facelift and extend its life with a new coat of decking stain.
How to clean a deck
There’s nothing like giving your deck a thorough clean to bring it back to life.
How to restore a deck with UltraDeck
Almost any deck can be rejuvenated and brought back to life by following some simple steps—the team at Intergrain share how to do this with their range of products.
How to build a pergola
Good preparation is key when it comes to taking on any project. Here’s a few quick tips to consider when planning a pergola.
How to build a pergola frame
When you install a pergola, working to an approved plan can help to ensure the end result is straight and safe. We’ll show you how to carefully get your pergola up.
D.I.Y. outdoor table with built-in drinks cooler
Learn how easy it is to make an outdoor table with a built-in drinks cooler that can become the focal point for all your get-togethers. Learn more here.
D.I.Y. wood and concrete kitchen island
You’d be surprised how easy it is to make this wooden and concrete kitchen island from just a few simple tools and materials.
How to build a D.I.Y. pirate ship sandpit
The kids will love digging for treasure and hoisting the mainsail in their own D.I.Y. pirate ship sandpit.
How to control insects around the home
We all love entertaining outdoors but warm weather attracts insects. Here’s a guide to keep them away from your home and your guests.
How to install a shade sail
Find out you how to install a shade sail in your backyard.
How to make D.I.Y. modular outdoor furniture
Wooden furniture looks great in an outdoor setting and, if looked after, can last for a long time.
How to protect outdoor furniture
The winter rain and summer sun can take its toll on your outdoor furniture. But there are some simple things you can do to keep it looking good and last longer.
D.I.Y. hammock stand
This D.I.Y. hammock stand is easy to make yourself and a great way to soak up the sun or curl up with a good book.