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Old 04-02-2010, 08:18 PM  
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Default turning attic space into room possible in this situation?

I have an attached four car garage with an angular roof that is flush to the side of the house.



Inside this attic are multiple joists that support the roof.







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Old 04-03-2010, 10:00 PM  
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To access this room, I envision a door to be placed on this wall above the second floor landing with a bridge to connect the two floors.



Here are the framing and rafter plans for what its worth.





Would this be feasible? Thank you!



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Default maybe. . .

Measure the deflection at midspan for one of your attic floor joists, then measure again with you stepping on the joist at midspan.

Is it a modified King Post truss, as shown in this link?
The Best Timber Roof Truss Designs | Decorative Truss | Church Beams | Commercial Timber Truss Construction | Interior Ceiling Beams

You're in the Ozarks? I'll need that info to look up your normal roof loading.
http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=where+the+red+ferns+grow&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

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I am not an expert but I guess it can be possible just like what it looks like on your floor plan.

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