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shade slats on John Davis's carport

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Installing Shade Slats on a Carport

By John M. Davis

Above: The shade slats on John Davis’s carport create a light and airy architectural element that will last a very long time.

These pictures show a recent project in which I put WEST SYSTEM┬« Epoxy to good use. The shade slats shown were attached to their notched supports by ‘blind’ nails (8D hot-dipped galvanized finishing, with the heads clipped after being driven into the notches halfway) and WEST SYSTEM 105 Resin┬«/209 Extra Slow Hardener applied in a two-stage manner. Continue reading