To remove wooden posts from the ground:

  • Screw a block of wood to the side of the post.
  • Stack concrete blocks next to it to form a fulcrum.
  • Position a 2×4 under the block of wood and over the fulcrum.
  • Using the 2×4 as a lever, pull down on it to pull the post out of the ground.
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Joe Truini

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Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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