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  1. General DIY Discussions
    I have a small, 500 sf cabin (pier and beam, built 1949) that I had leveled last weekend. There was some 2.5+ inches of drop attributed to settling in the sands beneath the house on the south side of the house and a little over an inch on the north side of the house. The building had been...
  2. Building & Construction
    Does anyone have any experience with jacking a barn roof/pulling the top plates in? I'm researching the project and I haven't found any discussions about what size cable to use. I'd have no idea how much force it will take to bring the plates back in before repairing the broken mortises. My...
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