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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have a concrete and rebar slab in my back yard that I'd like to build a pond on. Unfortunately at 6ft x 7ft x 4ft tall the water weight will be 10,500lbs of pressure. It doesn't have to be pretty, so I'm considering four walls of concrete and rebar filled cinderblocks masoned together by a...
  2. Building & Construction
    HI All Please look at the pictures and advise if you think its ok to remove studs... im almost 99% sure but would like more eyes on it to be sure... dont want to end up crushed by my staircase. Sooo, the staricase is suported by two columns that appear to hold the landing and one at the base...
  3. Building & Construction
    Hi All, I'm moving into my first house soon and the first project on the list involves adding some support for the load bearing wall that was removed. The ceiling appears to be lath and plaster, with joists that are nailed together (huh?). The joists span from one end of the house across the...
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