A while back I got an email from a cottage owner asking about options for building a deck on bedrock. This is a common situation in many areas with lakes and cottages. He asked in particular about a foundation on the irregular bedrock of his property. As you can see in the video below, I suggest pouring small pads pinned to the rock wherever you plan to use a support post. I happen to have quite a bit of experience with this sort of thing because bedrock is never far from the surface where I live. I’ve had 35+ years figuring out the various ways of making this work. Watch this video from way back to find out more details.
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