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  1. Carpentry
    I am planning on wrapping these beams/posts and painting white. I was planning on using sanded plywood, mitering and gluing the joints, and sealing with a good quality exterior primer/paint. Planning to use trim head screws to fix to the structure. My worry is that the plywood wont hold up to...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    I am trying to replace wood that has rotted. Basically, I want to figure out if the pillars are load bearing. At first look, it seems like the pillars have to be load bearing as the porch roof juts out from the house. However, the construction of pillars makes me think they are perhaps not...
  3. Carpentry
    Hoping someone may have some experience with this construction method for a porch roof. Our house is a 2 story colonial with a porch running across the front of the house. I noticed the sheathing above the porch posts have started to sag upward as if there was not sufficient support directly...
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