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how do you like this shoring solution?

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In my house, above this joist, there's a floor to ceiling bookcase and the joist next to it was completely cut to make room for a heat supply register. A few brick scraps precariously cantilevered, notched up 2x8... sounds adequate! Wonder who thought this was a good idea.

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Sorry, I posted this from my phone and it rotated it 90° for some reason
I think three 2-14 cables would have required at least an 80% notch out
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