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Old 03-28-2011, 09:44 AM   #1
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spf framing vs. engeneered framing


(building a 30 foot deep garage...)
Okay, attaching a spf roof joist and spf ceiling joist is pretty straight foward with birds mouth cuts and being nailed into the spf ceiling joist, but since I plan on spaning 30 feet, engeneered floor/ceiling joist seem to be a better plan, but how is the spf roof joist attahced to the engeneered ceiling joist?!

Metal pieces?
fill the center of the engeneered joist with ply for nailing?

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Old 03-28-2011, 11:33 PM   #2
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spf framing vs. engeneered framing


Run it by your local B.D., ply may work; http://www.ilevel.com/literature/TJ-4000.pdf

Remember the nailing, last Table, bottom of page, don’t forget the pitch adjustment factor below that; http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...002_par023.htm


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