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mjkworldwide
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June

@EricL - any thoughts on this wood type?

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June

I now have most of the structure up and was hoping for a bit of advice on floor joists for the decking. I intend to have 4-5 joists supported from jo ...

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June

Thanks @EricL I’m not using particularly powerful tools however it does seem like a fair slog to saw and drill through it. It also has a very fragran ...

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June

Also - any guesses on what type of timber it might be. Cedar?

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June

@MitchellMc and @EricL - thanks for all your help so far. Project is progressing well and I have another question! I have notched the 150x150 posts s ...

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June

Thanks Mitchell - the renders are very helpful. Do you recommend through bolts or would long structural timber screws be ok?

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June

Thanks Eric! Struggling to quite understand the orientation of the knee brace. When you say overlapping - so you mean in this direction?

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June

Thanks so much Eric - very helpful. The lap joint looks very good. As a more simple solution - if I was to butt joint the frame and then install the p ...

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Bunnings Team Member EricL
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June

Hi @mjkworldwide Your assessment is correct, the weight of the beams has now been transferred onto the post which is the ideal method to put this to ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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June

Through bolts will provide more rigidity, but I think you'll be fine with coach bolts @mjkworldwide. In my opinion, you are already overengineering ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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June

Hi @mjkworldwide, I'd suggest one of the two orientations I've rendered below. In your drawing, there is only a limited amount of space to put the b ...

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mjkworldwide
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June

I now have most of the structure up and was hoping for a bit of advice on floor joists for the decking. I intend to have 4-5 joists supported from jo ...

mjkworldwide
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8 replies
June

@MitchellMc and @EricL - thanks for all your help so far. Project is progressing well and I have another question! I have notched the 150x150 posts s ...

mjkworldwide
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June

Thanks so much Eric - very helpful. The lap joint looks very good. As a more simple solution - if I was to butt joint the frame and then install the p ...

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