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  1. General Discussion
    I want to build a dinnig hall on my house, 2 story, with no center supports on first floor. 32X46. I would like to know what size I-beams i would need for the 32 ft span without center posts. Trusses would eat up my head room, this needs to hold up a 40PSF master bedroom and Full bath.
  2. General Discussion
    Anyone know what the safe limits are for the length of a cantilevered deck using 8 x 8 I-beams 8 feet apart. I have beams 12 ft long and I want to extend it out as far as permitted. At 4 ft I am at less than 1,000 lbs for the dead load. It seems I should be able to go out further. This deck is...
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