Having a wooden jetty is a must for people who have sailing boat or yacht. How to make a wooden jetty to reach to your boat for sailing or use it to land from yacht is what I'll talk to you in this post.
How to Prepare for A wooden Jetty
1 - You need to get a suitable design for your wooden jetty including clear dimensions and fixed levels related to water level and land level.
2 - You need to plan your design in the real land or the chosen place to set up your jetty.
3 - You need to know what is the highest level of water along the year seasons to make your jetty deck higher that it by about 20 cm.
4 - You need to make a metal scaffolding in the jetty place to reach to the inner side of the jetty to fix its piles or columns.
5 - Bring your wooden jetty materials or elements and start to work.
The materials of the wooden jetty are:
Metal piles and beams painted with anti-rust paint.
Wooden panels painted with anti-rust paint.
Welding rods with welding machine and some other accessories
Steps To Make a Wooden Jetty
1 - Fix the jetty columns places and start to hammer it till reach to the stable or hard soil in the bottom and reach to the designed level in the top.
2 - Wild the horizontal beams in top of metal columns.
3 - Fix the wooden panels to cover all jetty area and leave some spaces between each wooden panel and other panels to can see water through it.
4 - Repaint your jetty with a suitable anti rust paints.
5 - Fix lighting wooden columns in the outline of your wooden jetty and finally fix a suitable metal or wooden stairs if needed.
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