Totem Pole Installation

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Concrete Base

To keep your pole from shifting with time it is a good idea to mount it on a concrete base that is a little larger than the metal base plate that comes with the pole.

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Mark and Drill the Holes

Mark the locations of the 4 holes in the base plate and drill holes to match in the concrete.

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Add Bolts

Next pound redheads or similar type of bolts into the holes.

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Install the Metal Plate

Next slide the metal baseplate over the bolts and secure in place with washers and nuts.

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Tighten it Up

Use a wrench to tighten the nuts.

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Add the Central Pipe

Lastly, screw the pipe into the pipe flange and carefully stack the pole pieces over the pipe. 

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