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  1. Carpentry
    I am going to be building a platform with the goal in mind to be able to hold up 2,500lbs. roughly 4 feet in the air and roughly be 45"L x 40"W. Would Pressure Treated 4x4 posts be sufficient to hold up this much weight that high in the air? would I need to put on supporting cross members?
  2. Building & Construction
    I have a 4x4 porch post on a one story ranch that appears to be rotting at its base. The post is what appears to be simply sitting on concrete and is not anchored down, the top of the post is not visible as the post extends up into soffit. Is it possible to replace the lower portion of the post...
  3. Carpentry
    I have an old house with a second floor with 3x3x14 rough cut redwood as the floor joists. I attached to them 4x4x14 redwood and put on top tongue and grove sturdy floor 3/4 inch. So combined, I have basically a 7x7x14 floor joist. My son wants to put a 90 gallon fish tank in his upstairs...
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