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Old 08-28-2010, 07:18 PM   #1
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i would like to open up my basement. there is a 2 x 6 supporting wall i would like to open up 9'. could it be done with a 3ply 2x12 beam 10' long.

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With only distributed loads and no point loads above (doorways, posts, etc.): http://ftp.resource.org/bsc.ca.gov/t...2_page0376.pdf
Be sure to add solid wood blocking in the floor under the two jacks on each side.

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