DIY Home Improvement Forum banner

loadbearing wall

  1. cutting 2 adjacent studs in load bearing wall

    Building & Construction
    I need to cut 2 adjacent studs in my barn. This is a unfinished interior 24x32 structure. My plans are to cut the studs out and frame it like a window. The locker is 36" x 72' metal. I intend to install the locker in the opening and secured in place by using lagscrews thru the side of the...
  2. pocket door in load bearing wall

    I would like to put a pocket door in a load bearing wall. I was wondering if this was an obvious do or don't. I also would like to enlarge the opening for this pocket door. I am told that I can but only to a certain degree. I believe I was told that I could take out the existing 2 x 4's and...