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  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 02:31 PM
    As far as the weight that sounds correct. Weights add up pretty fast my 10x16 deck where I
    built my pergola over I’m sure weighs a couple ton and then I have a 6000 pound hot tub
    sitting on it p...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 11:16 AM
    So can be shorten Bud to AIn Canada they call me “Eh’ Bud” or “Eh Bub”.

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 11:09 AM
    Not soft and soggy?We use nicknames and short cuts to save time I often use SnS and sometimes
    use Neal for nealtw, I also shorten Snoonyb to sob on occasion. :p

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 11:05 AM
    It's standard 4"x4"x8" brick, not the thin façade brick they use sometimes.I understood that
    but the brickwork is still just a finishing element. In an old brick building the walls were
    over a foot th...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 10:57 AM
    From the msg;"If your lumber is S4S", not SnS.Explained, it's "surfaced 4 sides".SnS = Slow n
    Steady

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 10:18 AM
    I would likely be attaching the ledger into brick.I don’t have a lot of experience hanging a
    ledger off brick work. old brick work is structural and with proper anchors I would think could
    support a g...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 10:13 AM
    OC is on center CL is centerline When you sight down any long dimensional lumber on the width
    the piece may have a slight bend. You want the bend or crown up kind of like you would have
    camber in a be...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 08:19 AM
    While I'm not necessarily interested in starting a lengthy discussion, would you mind giving
    what are considered the main advantages of a freestanding as opposed to attached to the house.
    I don’t know...

  • Posted in thread: Crack in Wall on 04-29-2016 at 04:59 AM
    Looks to me like the new drywall wasn’t done correctly and was never taped. Try picking
    at the edge of the crack and see if there is a split piece of drywall tape there and also if
    there is an e...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 04:54 AM
    I built something I roughly called a pergola over my hot tub last fall. but the intent was to
    put a tin roof on it from the onset. I’m no SW designer by any means but was hoping for
    that look an...

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