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Old 11-01-2017, 03:53 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Wayne
So it is carrying 2.75 times the load of a common joist.
I think with the cantilever (as I understand it from the description), I think that beam would actually benefit at least somewhat in reduced load.

3. For blocks spanning only between joists I can't see using full dimension blocks there, Wayne. Seems like 2x4s would be more than adequate while 2x6s might be easier to install. What's your thinking on the full depth blocking?
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