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Step 1.00

Setting up the framework:

  • Place coffee table pipe legs in Wall Flange (GAF131-B34) and tighten with allen key
  • Slide 3 x Short T (GAF101-B34) onto cross support pipe evenly and secure with allen key
  • Place 2 x 90 Degree Elbow (GAF125-B34) on the end of each cross support pipes and secure 
  • With the Wall Flange and pipe legs in position, place constructed cross support pipes onto each end with the outer two Short T's sliding onto pipe legs. Your 90 Degree Elbow opening should be facing upwards
  • Repeat on other side
NOTE: How you have the fittings is up to you. To keep with the industrial feel, ensure the set screws are visible from the outside of the coffee table structure. 

 

Step 1.00

Mark out the centre of the top of your post:

       

  • Rule from opposite corner to corner and mark centre point.

TIP: Use a nail and hammer to tap a drill guide point in the centre. 

  • Drill 50mm (half the length of screws) deep in centre point. 

 

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NOTE: Rounding off the top of a fence post is something you will need to decide before you attach the Fence Post Capital.

  • Place the fence post capital on top of the post and trace around its shape with a pencil. (These marks will be used as your guidelines)
  • To create elliptical effect, use a round object (like a paint bucket) as a guide to mark arches on all 4 sides of fence post. Remember to ensure your markings are centred and even. 

 

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  • Take Ferrule and slide it through your wire in one hole
  • Loop it back on itself and go back through the other Ferrule hole to create a loop knot

 

Step 1.00

- Turn the dial on the side of the Swager Tool to 'On'

- Put the wire inside the end of the fitting 

- Line up the fitting in the jaws and bring jaws gently together until it grips 

 

 

 

Step 1.00

- Drill a hole into your metal post (10mm)

- Insert a rivet nut into that hole in metal post 

Step 2.00

Attaching frame to timber tread (coffee table top):

 

  • Attach the centre pipe beam to both centre Short T (GAF101-B34) and secure with allen key
  • Turn structure over and ensure 90 Degree Elbow fitting and cross pipe beam are flush with your workbench and is stable 
  • Position legs onto the underside of the timber tread and screw into place.
TIP: It is a good idea to pre-drill holes into timber tread. 

 

Step 2.00

Attach Fence Post Capital:

 

  • With vice grips, secure the screw and wind into the top of your drill hole until the screw has half its length remaining.
  • Once screwed in, remove vice grips.
  • Apply construction adhesive around the base of the screw where the post capital will sit. 

NOTE: To avoid adhesive seeping from your post capital only use a small circle around the base- don't cover the post head.

  • Take your turned capital and wind down onto the screw until flush with your post head.
  • Ensure screwed on tight.

 

 

Step 2.00

 

  • Begin to sand fence post corners back to your pencil guide.
  • Once you're happy with the shape, sand down all 4 sides with sandpaper before painting.
NOTE: Before painting, it is important to retreat any new exposed timber with wood preservative to avoid wood rot and fungus. 
 

 

Step 2.00

  • Grab thimble and attach to the loop then pull the Ferrule back up on itself to secure in place
NOTE: The point of the thimble is to protect the wire from other attachments and fasteners like a saddle 

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- Crimp Swager tool firmly and continue to crimp until firm (approx. 5 crimps)

- Release jaws and remove wire with attached crimped fitting 

 

NOTE: You only need to crimp once on the fitting for a strong and neat finish. 

 

 

 

Step 2.00

- Place Rivet Nut Inserter into the nut in the hole of your post

- Ensuring you have a centred alignment, pull the handles in to the centre

- Release handles back down and slide out middle tool piece 

Step 3.00

Check and tighten:  

  • Turn 90 Degree Elbow 'feet' up the right way and tighten with allen key
  • Turn coffee table over and check it is stable and secure tightly all fasteners          

TIP: If your table is stable, check which leg needs to be lengthened and loosen the fittings to adjust the pipe legs before retightening. 

Step 3.00

If you are using a Pyramid Fence Post Capital it is a much faster installation:

 

1. Make sure the top of your fence post is nice and clean

2. Place adhesive on top of the post and the inside of the capital

3. Position capital over the post, slide down and apply pressure before leaving to set

 

 

 

Step 3.00

  • Grip your Hand Swager and Cutter and put in position on the Ferrule
  • Apply pressure and squeeze to shut
  • Use the cutter in your Hand Swager if you would like to cut and neaten the ends of the wire.

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