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  • Posted in thread: How would you deal with the contractor? on 05-01-2016 at 12:36 PM
    What are you not understanding?

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 05-01-2016 at 07:19 AM
    Beside which, it then becomes an individual, freestanding, architectural element.Adding
    corbels, ordered from a lumber yard, are milled to your specifications, fitting your choice of
    aesthetics.

  • Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Wiring on 04-29-2016 at 05:02 PM
    What NEAL has described is a "walk-around" remote.Hunter has a remote controlled fan that all
    functions are controlled from the wall switch.

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 04:47 PM
    So not only would I need to drill all the way through the brick but hope that I found a stud on
    the back side to mount the ledger to? From a specific reference, use a studfinder and transfer
    the measu...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 11:08 AM
    Structural brick, when referring to an unreinforced masonry structure are several courses
    thick, unlike the brick exterior finish on building which is a single course, were the
    structure supporting th...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 10:30 AM
    I would likely be attaching the ledger into brick.Bricks, because of their composition, are a
    very weak element to attach to, unless you are penetrating and actually attaching the the
    structure.

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 10:24 AM
    I donít know what SnS is thinking but I would say the biggest advantage to freestanding is you
    donít have to violate the seal of the house siding system.From the msg;"If your lumber is S4S",
    not SnS.E...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 07:28 AM
    Do you have their phone #?Are you aware that when you place an order,"remotely", the vendor
    assembles the load and ships it, and you get what they load.If you don't like the appearance of
    some of what...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-29-2016 at 06:53 AM
    The 8 rafters will be at 14" OC.Is that an aesthetic, or a mathematical spacing, because at
    16"oc 2x6 span 16ft, and at that spacing you'll have 13. I know what crowing is, but not sure I
    understand i...

  • Posted in thread: Building Pergola : questions about wood on 04-28-2016 at 02:41 PM
    If your lumber is S4S and you're talking 24" OC, thats only 8 rafters, and you crown the
    support, 2x8 should be fine.Keep in mind, there are two other milled surfaces for the lumber,
    Re=sawn and Rough...

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