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Two 12-foot-long 2x6 beams are attached to each set of posts, one on each side and extending 18 inches outward from the center line of the posts. Nail or screw the beams to position them even with the tops of the posts. Drill two 1 /2" diameter holes through the double beams and posts. Secure with two 7-inch machine bolts.


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