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Old 11-03-2012, 11:32 PM   #1
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drilling through basement support post


I want to pull wire through a 6x6 post that holds up a weight bearing beam in the basement. Can I drill a 1/2" inch vertically through the post and be in code and structural compliance?

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Don't have a picture handy. The post is 6x6 and about 6' tall - holding up a support beam. I would like to drill a 1/2" hold horizontally so I can pull a 14-2 wire through to a light switch.
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oh, horizontally ..... that makes more sense
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