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  1. General Discussion
    Hello I am doing a new foundation on an old bungalow, with additions, that was poorly supported on beams and sono tube piles that have collapesed/rotten away. The floor of the main building/room had a single 2x10 rim which I have doubled up and I am ready to install the new 2x10 joists. The...
  2. Carpentry
    Hi Pro’s! I have a situation I need the communities help. We used to have a tub which had a tiled frame around it. To our surprise when we remove it we fount this vent. We intend to put a free standing tub but need the vent pipe to be hidden. There is a header/beam in the way. I don’t want to...
  3. Framing
    Hi everyone. Newb to the forum here. We are doing a 20’x25’ addition to a home, with a full basement underneath and a partial second story above. The plans call for a 25-foot 5”x14” glulam beam to span under the second floor exterior wall, about 14’ into the first floor room, with 2x10 floor...
  4. Finish Carpentry
    This is the next project that has made it's way into the shop. I dropped off about a dozen 6'6" chunks of barn beams to a sawyer that I know. He sliced them into 5/4 planks. I am getting tired of moving these heavy this around, at least they are now in the shop. They will be turning into...
  5. Remodeling
    I am curious what I would have to use, if possible at all, to replace a wooden beam in the floor of my house. I want to use a steel i-beam if possible. The span is 25' and I do not want to sacrifice strength. I simply want to have more head room where the beam is located....thanks. It is for...
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