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  • Posted in thread: load bearing capacity of 1x6 box on 09-24-2015 at 07:43 AM
    Nealtwthat is exactly what I want to do BUT how do you know it will be stronger than the box
    ??? THAT is what I have been trying to determine!!!

  • Posted in thread: load bearing capacity of 1x6 box on 09-24-2015 at 07:27 AM
    "The galvinized steel plate is there to hold the post in placeand to seperate wood from
    concrete."the bottom plate is made of aluminum not steel which by my understanding is a soft
    metal. It is called...

  • Posted in thread: load bearing capacity of 1x6 box on 09-24-2015 at 06:30 AM
    "You woulod needto figure out what the load is. That is the weight that is supported by each
    post as it is and what ever other loads may be added like snow."I disagree. To have built the
    columns initi...

  • Posted in thread: load bearing capacity of 1x6 box on 09-23-2015 at 07:38 PM
    No I have investigated and the box is hollow. I want to use some vinyl covered composite that
    has the strength of a 4x4 and I can determine its load capacity. I just need to determine if
    that is enoug...

  • Posted in thread: load bearing capacity of 1x6 box on 09-23-2015 at 01:18 PM
    I want to replace the columns on my front porch. They are load bearing and are presently made
    of 4 - 1"x6" made into a square box (each column). I do NOT want to use that method to replace
    the columns...

  • Posted in thread: Really bad house design on 08-03-2013 at 02:14 PM
    I have a house that I swear was designed and built by an idiot. It is now 22 years old and
    literally falling apart at the seams and everywhere else. The question/problem I have today
    that I can't figu...

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