Project: 3m by 6m weekend house, roof 3m high, walls 20cm insulation. Question: I want build it from lighter/thinner materials, and i want to calculate from how thick materials i can build this I ...
We made a swing set out of 6x6 posts. The horizontal is two 6x6s, bolted together one on top of the other spanning 12'. Is this strong enough for 3 large kids to swing at same time?
I have appropriately sized an LVL to extend a span by 3ft as well as assured the column support to the foundation at the new column. EDIT: The existing 12 ft span is carried by a 4x10, the new span ...
I am levelling some floorboards, with a view to painting them afterward and having a wooden floor. Previously there was a lot of scrap wood shims under there. Because these are only thin cheap wood ...
In a post-and-beam house (built from Douglas Fir), I will have a bathtub right next to a couple of the posts. Should I be worried about the effect of water on the longevity of the wood? The other ...
Within in the next 10-years, my wife and I would like to replace the old modular home on our property with a new house. I've been having some discussions with a friend of mine who is a huge fan of ...