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Old 03-17-2007, 09:46 PM   #1
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building a glulam beam


could anyone give me advice on the best blue to use on a glu lam beam I have tons of east indian rosewood 2by12's and I want to build a couple of em for my loft

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Old 03-28-2007, 09:14 PM   #2
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building a glulam beam


I would use a construction adhesive, clamp and then nail following a nailing schedule similar to a 2x12 double LVL beam which off the top of my head might be something like 3 nails vertically every 2' switching sides every other row but it varies with size and spans.

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Actually, with a 2x12 = do 4 nails vertically, each side - (& stagger each side).
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