Questions about: beam

I am building a building in Indonesia. It's using RC-frame construction. My builders don't have much expertise, nor do I
The question is vague, but here are my "thoughts": In all my years of remodeling, never did we use metal brackets in cases like this. I've opened many dozens of rooms with larger beams than were originally built into the home, and we always simply fa
If you pair the beams up, you should glue them with construction adhesive. Just nailing or screwing them together won't really distribute the load across both beams. Although; you're probably not planning on hanging or resting anything on just one be
Outside my house there is an outbuilding. I am not sure of the roofing terms in English, but trying. On of the roof beams, the center one on this picture (a rafter?) is heavily damaged at its base, as well as the supporting transversal beam (a toppla
In this instance, we have installed the bottom piece 1 1/4 inches above the flashing, so it will end up 1/4 inch above the decking, which is 1 inch thick. .
I was looking at below photo and realized they basically put the trim joists of the platform on top of the bottom joists / beam. Is that allowed? I thought you have to actually put footings for the raised platform. Anyhow, if this method is OK, is th
Reference Number: KB-00796 Last Modified: July 16, 2015 The information in this article applies to: QUESTION How do I create a chamfer or bevel at the top of a concrete column? ANSWER You can use the solid Primitive Tools in Chief Architect to create
Massive overkill. If you are content to give up the vertical height this monster takes, simply extend the line of its bottom out to 1/2" from the top face of the rafter and cut a lot of (looks like 24) 1/2" plywood triangles. Glue and screw to the fa
Tricks of the TradeUsing a structural ridge beam for your log cabin roofing is much stronger and more stable than a conventional ridge board held in place with rafters. It is also easier to assemble by installing the ridge beam and then hanging the r
Joist hangers can be used anywhere you need to strengthen a load bearing connection. Joist hangers use face mount attachments to fasten joists to ledger boards and beams. You can buy joist hangers for different size lumber