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desert back yard

This back yard was a blank slate behind a 2-year-old North Scottsdale home. The new site walls, angular pool, vertical plants create structure. The shade sail with battered posts creates much-needed shade and the steel fire pit is a fun gathering spot at night.

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May 3, 2014
tamarahl wrote:
Do these sun shade sails have to be attached to a structure or will 3 - I want to put them over a free standing hammock.
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Meant to write "will three posts work"?
    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 7:53AM
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3 posts will work but they need to be engineered (designed and checked by a structural engineer). They are 4" tube steel and have large concrete footings below grade (also designed by a structural engineer).
    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 10:12PM
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October 27, 2014
revive4life wrote:
Can you please advise what the poles are made of, how deep they're in?

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