I have five 150mm x 150mm posts, (pressure impregnated soft wood), and these
are structural posts for a car port & garage.
The fixing for these is that there are base plates fixed to concrete,
proving a 200mm T section steel upright onto which these posts slide, and
they are then are through bolted to it.
Pic on http://tinyurl.co.uk/pri5 if my power of description is not to
The steel of the blade that they slide onto is 8mm plate which I have had
galvanised ... just measured and it's 'about' 8.5mm thick on average.
So at one end of each post I need to cut a slot right though the post
(i.e.from one face to another on the centre line), either 8.5mm thick or
My only thought so far are to use a router, cutting from both sides ... but
it's still asking a lot ... at least 75mm depth of cut and only 9mm wide.
I have a hand held router.
Any other suggestions ?
It needs to be neat, straight, and square ended