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Posted in thread: Some OSB dimensions for roof to avoid? on 09-13-2011 at 03:28 PM
I am building a small shed. walls are 7' 6" x 16'. The roof made from OSB must be larger.Is
there some dimensions that are better so that one will never need to cut a tile to fit?Is there
Posted in thread: H shealthing clips--1/2 inch for 7/16 OSB on 03-28-2011 at 11:23 AM
Are H-clips intended only for the roof and not for side shealthing? I read that they are for
both so I intended to use them for both the sides and the roof. I had wanted to use 14.5" long
2x4 spacers ...
Posted in thread: H shealthing clips--1/2 inch for 7/16 OSB on 03-28-2011 at 11:16 AM
I have never seen true 1/2 inch plywood or OSB at HD or anywhere.Only MDF or particle board is
true dimension thickness, ie nominal and actual are the same. At HD, it says 7/16 OSB.
Posted in thread: H shealthing clips--1/2 inch for 7/16 OSB on 03-24-2011 at 03:19 PM
Home Depot does not sell 7/16 H clips for 7/16 OSB. They only have 1/2 inch.Would 1/2 inch be
too loose for 7/16 OSB?
Posted in thread: Home depot stud on 03-23-2011 at 01:58 PM
May I add a 1/2 inch OSB stripe between the top and bottom plate to add 1/2 inch?
Posted in thread: Home depot stud on 03-23-2011 at 01:57 PM
I don't have to match any existing stud, but I may have to cut the OSB sheet to get it to fit.
92.25 + 4.5 = 92.75.The heel cut of bird's month is usually greater than 0.75". For a gentle
slope of 15%...
Posted in thread: Home depot stud on 03-22-2011 at 06:58 PM
HD sells 2x4s for king studs labeled as 92 1/4 inches.Is 92 1/4 too short? King stud should be
92 5/8. Am I right?
Posted in thread: Installing expanson anchor bolts on 03-22-2011 at 01:12 PM
ThanksI have decided to not use wedge expansion anchor and to use L shape cast in bolts. 0.5
inch and 6 inches long. I will leave 2.25 inch up. I figure 1.5 inch for the PT 2x4 leaving
0.75 inch for t...
Posted in thread: Installing expanson anchor bolts on 03-21-2011 at 03:01 PM
I just realize that may be pouring in just a small amount of epoxy, as little has half a
teaspoonful, into the anchor hole and then tighten will greatly strengthen the bolts. It won't
Posted in thread: Installing expanson anchor bolts on 03-21-2011 at 02:56 PM
New slab for a small 7.5'X16' shed but in a windy area.The slab will be 4" thick with many
rebars. I will be using PT 2x4 as sills.Shed roof with combined rafter/ceiling joists in the
same piece of 2x...