Pin Foundation Anchor Bracket Guide

The Dowd Anchor Bracket is a unique product that allows you to secure any bracket of post into the ground - without the need for concrete!

It uses the principle of pin foundation which are designed to mimic nature via tree roots. It works by using 25mm pipes hammered into the ground at perpendicular angles without the mess and permanence of concrete. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the advantages of these innovative brackets, how to install them, and why they are the ideal choice for your project. Click here for the Pin Foundation Anchor Bracket


1. Environmentally Friendly

These brackets are eco-friendly, as they eliminate the need for concrete, which can be harmful to the environment. You can install them without causing any ecological damage.

2. Cost-Effective

Custom brackets are a cost-effective solution, as they require less labor compared to traditional foundation methods and produce less mess than concrete.

3. Quick Installation

Installing these brackets is a breeze, saving you time and money.

You can have your project up and running in no time.

4. Durability

Custom brackets are built to last, offering exceptional stability and longevity for your project.

5. Versatility

These brackets can be used in a variety of applications, from small DIY projects to larger installations.

How to Install

Installing the anchor brackets is a straightforward process, and you can do it yourself. Here's a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

You will need the custom brackets, nuts and bolts, a 25mm pipe, a level, a hammer, and a shovel.

Step 2: Choose the Installation Site

Select the location where you want to install the custom brackets. Ensure the ground is even and free of debris.

Step 3: Assemble the bracket to the deck support

Use the nuts and bolts to attach the anchor bracket to the G2 Deck support

Step 4: Level the Bracket

Use a level to ensure that the bracket is straight and level before finalizing its position.

Step 5: Insert the 25mm Pipe

Slide the 25mm pipe through the provision in the custom bracket. Make sure it's securely in place.

Step 6: Secure the Bracket

With the bracket in the desired position, use a hammer to drive the pin firmly into the ground, creating a secure pin foundation. Use a tek screw to secure the pipe to the bracket.

Step 7: Test for Stability

Give the bracket a gentle shake to ensure it's securely anchored in the ground.


In conclusion, Dowd Pin Foundation Anchor Brackets are a game-changer when it comes to creating your deck subframe. Their eco-friendliness, cost-effectiveness, quick installation, durability, and versatility make them the perfect choice for a wide range of projects. Installing them is a simple, DIY-friendly process that ensures your project will stand the test of time. Say goodbye to concrete and hello to a cleaner, more efficient way to secure your pipes with custom brackets and pin foundations.