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Old 03-07-2011, 09:17 PM   #1
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Can I splice 2x8 for rafter ties I need to span 22' if so how is it done? How are the double top plates spliced? Thanks Granpa

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Can I splice 2x8 for rafter ties I need to span 22' if so how is it done? How are the double top plates spliced? Thanks Granpa
Just by 22' 2x8's.

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I want to use some of the lumber I have around the yard 2"x8"x17' 18 ea. Buying new is not always an option. I like to recycle when I can.
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I want to use some of the lumber I have around the yard 2"x8"x17' 18 ea. Buying new is not always an option. I like to recycle when I can.
What is this for? New addition, garage, remodel?
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Garage 22'x22'
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Old 03-10-2011, 08:09 PM   #6
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Yes you can splice a rafter tie. Hang them with 1x4 from the rafters.

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