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  1. Carpentry
    Hi All, I'm working towards a plan of building a 16'x16' pavilion in my backyard, and also having a 10'x16' pergola on either side. My plan is to build it out of white oak, since this is available to me for a good price. My problem is I have the whole plan in my head, but I'm not sure on...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello, This is my first post, but I've always found this site helpful. Not sure if this is the right forum to ask this but here we go.. Over the next 3 or 4 years I plan to build a 36'x16' Pavilion, an in-ground pool and a concrete patio under the pavilion and around the pool. My plan this...
  3. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I am hoping to replace a linoleum floor with a tile one. However, our cabin has POST & BEAM construction with 2" x 6" TONGUE & GROOVE subfloor spanning the beams and I am wondering if we may have too much flex in the floor for tile. The floor SEEMS very solid, but the 2" x 6" tongue & groove...
  4. Building & Construction
    I'm trying to figure out if I can remove these balusters/posts - see attached photo. These balusters are located between the kitchen and the dining room. My unit is the second floor of a townhouse, and the unit below had the same baluters in the same place. They were part of the original design...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Has anyone out there built their own house? I'm talking about doing it all yourself from renting the excavation equipment for the foundation construction to framing the walls, drywalling, wiring, furnace and or fireplace. Everything with your own two hands. Using your own sweat equity to create...
  6. Carpentry
    I have been searching for hours to find a product that will allow me to connect (3) 2x12's to a 6x6 post where the 2x's meet in the center of the post. I am building a 48ft wide deck and I have 3 connections where 12ft. spans meet over a 6x6 post. I need a connector for this application. If...
  7. Building & Construction
    I am wanting to know what to use to connect a footer to post and post to beam on a deck when using ACQ (chemical used in the wood) pressure treated lumber. The company does not have a specification sheet. I am concerned that galvanized nails and galvanized strap on this severe weather pressure...
  8. Building & Construction
    Hello, new here, seems like a great forum. I'm constructing a large (46 x 22) carport in a modified post and beam fashion. All posts will be 6" x 6" pressure treated. All perimeter beams will be Glam LVL, spec buy the vendor. they will carry a stick built hip roof. 4 in 12 slope with asphalt...
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