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Old 03-16-2013, 07:13 PM   #1
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Holes in 2x12m deck


I believe I have a 2x12 shown here. I want to put some light surface mounted but don't want to run conduit/pvc surface mounted. Is it against code to drill a small hole in the 2x12? I would like to run outdoor cable behind it to an outdoor box and poke thru to the light. We stripped the stain and are going to re-stain. Thanks
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check out the information contained on this link. This is the NJ Residential Building Code for notching and drilling limitations. Go to page 109 for the diagram and information.

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