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Old 10-18-2010, 04:13 PM   #1
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New shed floor


My neighbor gave me a 10'x16' shed with the floor rotted out.
I've put new 2x6 floor joists every 2' under the shed and the ends are supported by cinder blocks.

Do I need additional support for the floor in the middle of these 10 foot 2x6 joists?

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Even if the new joists are in the 10 foot direction, I would put some form of centre support under them.
What are you using for flooring?
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I bought 5 sheets of 23/32 plywood. Think that'll be good enough?
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Whether it is good enough depends entirely on what you are putting in there. I have a shed with 3/4 inch wooden boards supported on partially rotten joists, it works fine because I store a few light tools in there, and walk carefully on the floor. The same shed would be totally bad news if I wanted to store a tractor in there, or bags of cement, or wood.
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I'm planning on moving my woodoworking operation out there along with a riding mower.
The mower is probably the heaviest with my jointer being second.
I guess I should do something to support it while I can still get to it.
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