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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-01-2011, 10:58 PM
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Posted By shadetree
The post in it's new position seems like it would...

The post in it's new position seems like it would be carrying less weight because most of the load would rest on the pillar that is going where the post currently is now (near the center of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-01-2011, 09:17 PM
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Posted By shadetree
The beam is 3 2x12s nailed together, it's 25ft...

The beam is 3 2x12s nailed together, it's 25ft long. The post is 83" from the foundation to the bottom of the beam and is 3" in diameter.

I wasn't planning on altering the slab below the post in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-01-2011, 03:25 PM
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Posted By shadetree
Mostly cost, availability and ease of use. I can...

Mostly cost, availability and ease of use. I can pick up concrete bricks for around 30 cents each and get the whole pillar built built for about $60. I have no welding equipment, nor a proper grinder...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 09-01-2011, 12:41 AM
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Posted By shadetree
Replacing support post

Replacing support post

The back storage addition to my new home has a post supporting the central beam that worries me. The post is out of alignment, with the bottom of the post about a half inch...
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