2x8 or 2x10 deck beam

How Far Can a Deck Beam Span Fine Homebuilding

www.finehomebuilding.com/projectguides/ This allows me to make the beam a little smaller by dropping, say, from a double 2 21510 to a double 22 2158 . Beam span and cantilever measurements are taken from the center of the posts, not the face of the posts. There are other beam provisions and limitations in the 2015 IRC to take note of: Beam ends must bear at least 1 1/2 in. on wood or metal and 3 in. on concrete or masonry.: Mike Guertin

Pergola Beam and Rafter Sizes and Spans Forum Bob Vila

www.bobvila.com/posts/48300pergolabeamraftersizesspansIm planning a cedar pergola over my deck. Posts will be 6quotX6quot and will be notched to accept a quotsandwichquot beam of two 2quotXquots. Across the beams, the rafters will be 2quotX6quots on 8quot centers, which

building deck, 2x8 or 2x10, need help Page 3

forums.redflagdeals.com/buildingdeck2x82x10needhelp601689/3Id like to ask for your advice regarding this deck extension Id like to build in Toronto. The existing deck built by the builder is: 5 x 14 14 along the house 2x6 ledger board one beam 3 X 2x10 at 4 from the house beam sits on top of two 4x4 posts which are set on 10.5quot piers Sonotubes

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Span Tables for deck joists, deck beams, and deck flooring

inspectapedia.com/BestPractices/Deck Framing Recommended or allowable joist and beam spans: this article explains typical spans for deck joists, deck beams, and deck flooring, giving both standard span tables and a

How To Attach Joists To Beams New Images Beam

www.enhancestyleteam.com/howtoattachjoiststobeams2018/05/14 0183 32I joists installation and handling attaching railing post to a 4x8 beam and flush 2x8 joist deck unit attaching pergola posts to deck beams joists building stronger post to beam

Wood Deck span/support for hot tub load Structural

www.engtips.com/viewthread.cfmqid754622003/10/20 0183 32I need to elevate a hot tub 36quot on a 8x8 platform. Hot tub requires deck load designed at 150psf. What spacing would I need on 4x4s 44quot in concrete frost requirement if using 2x8s 16quot o/c and pressure treated 1x4 decking

How to Calculate Deck Spans for the Ultimate Outdoor

bhg.com 8250 32BHG.com 8250 32Home Improvement Ideas 8250 32Decks 8250 32Deck Building2020/06/22 0183 32Deck Beam Spans: Distance a joist spans between a beam and a ledger or between beams, using No. 2 and better Southern pine or Douglas fir Joist: 2x6 If joists are spaced: 16quot Span: 9 1/2 Joist: 2x6 If joists are spaced: 24quot 8

Joist Layout Ideas for Stronger Decks Professional Deck

www.deckmagazine.com/designconstruction/ Mar 20, 2013 0183 32Can we meet minimum code requirements but save money by using smaller 2x8 joists at 16 inches oncenter, again with the beam lo ed at the edge of the deck While it would be cheaper than using 2x10s at the same spacing and would also meet code, the deck wouldnt be nearly as strong StruCalc shows a safety margin of just 7 at a 50psf

building deck, 2x8 or 2x10, need help RedFlagDeals.com

forums.redflagdeals.com/buildingdeck2x8 Jun 23, 2008 0183 32Should use 2x10 for beams but 2x8 will be fine as well. If you are worried you can triple the 2x8 for the beams but double will be sufficient. You should put the beams at 7 and 14 feet out from the house, with the piers you should do 3 per beam with spacing of 1, 7, 13.

Deck framing advice Forum Bob Vila

www.bobvila.com/posts/5385deckframingadviceNext you can span 142 with 2x8 d.fir/larch or S.pine 2 or better 12 o/c 129 16 o/c plenty for a deck at 40 psf live and 10 dead. Next bolting will req. a 1/2 12quot o/c or 5/8 16 o/c for a

Deck Joist Sizing and Spacing Decks.com

www.decks.com/howto/41/deckjoistsizingandspacingA 2x8 up to 12 feet 2x10 to 15 feet and 2x12 to 18 feet. The larger the deck, the larger the joists. In typical deck construction, with a ledger on one side of the joist and beam on the other, the size of the joists is driven by the size of the deck and based on the general maximum spans mentioned above.Decking Installation 183 Footings 183 Framing 183 Deck Joist Cantilever Rules and Limits

FLOATING DECK AND LANDING BUILDING GUIDELINES Criteria

www.perth.ca/ /Building/FLOATINGDECKBUILDINGGUID 0183 32PDF HOUSE With Floating Deck AREA 150ft2 Deck Surface lt 24 to Grade. Beam Cantilever 5 16 O/C 3 Ply 2x8 Beams on 6x6 post w/ deck Block Floor Joists 2x6 Beam Clear Span between supports is 43 10 0 15 0 Stairs 3 Risers 7.5, Treads 10, Nosing 1

Maximum Span Calculator for Wood Joists and Rafters

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PDF Beam and Footing Sizes for Decks Footing sizes pertain only

www.barnesvillemn.com/ /Residential Deck 1 22.pdfCap RailMin. 36 above finished deck, typ. Maximum 4 space between the balustrade and between the bottom rail board and the top of the deck. Stair Treads2x4 2x6 2x8 2x10 2x12 5/4 radius deck boards. Circle One 1

Cantilevers in the 2015 Code Professional Deck Builder

www.deckmagazine.com/designconstruction/framing/ 2013/11/15 0183 32With the allowable cantilever of the joists, this beam would support a deck 12 feet by 17 1/2 feet. While it will be years before the 2015 version is widely adopted by local codes, many building officials often accept future provisions like these as easytoapprove alternatives to costly engineering.

PDF Sample Calculations for Using Joist Span and Beam Size

www.cityofardenhills.org/DocumentCenter/View/375With a 12 deck span, the beam may be either two 2x8s or two 2x10s, depending on wood used. II SOLUTION: Use a to determine joist size and a b to determine beam 22x10 22x8 22x10 22x10 22x12 22x10 22x12 22x10 32x10 6 Corner Footing Intermediate Footing 6 5 4 9 8 7 7 6 5 10 8 7 7 6 5 10 9 7 8 7 6

Beam and Footing Sizes for Decks Footing sizes pertain

www.barnesvillemn.com/ /2018/01/Residential Deck 1 22. 0183 32PDF Beam and Footing Sizes for Decks Footing sizes pertain only to decks 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Beam Size 12x6 12x6 12x6 22x6 22x6 22x6 22x8 22x8

Deck Beam or Girder Construction, Installation, Connections

inspectapedia.com/decks/Deck Beam Install.phpHow to build and install a builtup structural beam for decks, porches, and simliar structures. This article describes how to build a beam used to support a deck or porch floor or similar structure. We describe building the beam out of 2x lumber in four easytofollow steps. The article concludes with a description of different methods used to make a secure structural connection between posts and

Recommended Beam and Joist Spans for Deck Framing

homeguides.sfgate.com/recommendedbeamjoistspansdeck 10/10/2020 0183 32Recommended Beam and Joist Spans for Deck Framing. The bigger you make your deck, the more you ask of the framing timbers that hold up the decks structure, and the joists and beams

Wood Deck span/support for hot tub load Structural

www.engtips.com/viewthread.cfmqid7546220/10/2003 0183 321. 2x10 stingers, 16 in. o/c, 8 long max 2. Double 2x10 headers, 8 long max 3. Four 4 each 4x4 posts, supporting each of the two 2 double 2x10 headers. Posts approximately equally spaced. 4. Suggest that you consider 2x6 or 2x4 decking instead of 1x4.

Pergola Joist/beam Sizing Help Decks and Fencing

www.contractortalk.com/f50/pergolajoistbeamsizinghelp9709422/04/2011 0183 32Joists: unsupported span of 125 1/2quot with 2x2 cedar slats 51/2quot o.c. No traffic of course on top of the joists. Would 2x8 western red cedar work at 16quot o.c. or do I need to bump up to 2x10 Or reduce the o.c. spacing My span chart shows 114quot for 2x8 WRC floor joists at 16quot oc and 126quot for 12quot oc, but nothing for ceilings. Beam: 36x6 posts.

PDF Beam and Footing Sizes for Decks Footing sizes pertain

www.barnesvillemn.com/wpcontent/uploads/ Beam and Footing Sizes for Decks Footing sizes pertain only to decks 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Beam Size 12x6 12x6 12x6 22x6 22x6 22x6 22x8 22x8

building deck, 2x8 or 2x10, need help Page 2

forums.redflagdeals.com/buildingdeck2x82x10needhelp601689/207/07/2008 0183 32A neighbour a few houses down built a deck 16x16 attached to his house about 8 feet above ground. All they have supporting it is a double 2x8 beam all the way out at the 16 foot mark supported by a 4x4 on each corner. I will go nowhere near that deck. It is a disaster waiting to happen. He just built it this year and I guarantee it will not last.

Beam Span Chart Table Decks.com

www.decks.com/howto/40/beamspancharttableA double 2x12 beam can span 12 feet a 2 2x10 can span 10 feet and so on. Dimensional Lumber Deck Beam Span Chart . The numbers in gray indi e the distance between the support posts. Numbers in blue are joist spans beam to beam or house to beam

Cantilevers in the 2015 Code Professional Deck Builder

www.deckmagazine.com/designconstruction/framing/cantilevers 15/11/2013 0183 32A southern pine 2 2x12 beam can span 8 feet when supporting joists spanning a maximum of 14 feet, and it can cantilever 2 feet beyond the posts on each side. With the allowable cantilever of the joists, this beam would support a deck 12 feet by 17 1/2 feet.

Beam Span Calculator Ideas For Deck Designs

build.decksgo.com/calculators/beamspancalculator.phpHome gt Beam Span Calculator For help, simply click on the beside the section you need help with, watch this Tutorial Video. Lumber Species Southern Pine Douglas Fir Douglas FirLarch HemlockFir SprucePineFir Redwood Western Cedar Ponderosa Pine Red Pine

Deck beams and posts beam spans post sizes by Alter

decksca.com/Deck Beam and Post Sizes.htmlI put the builtup beam span table below but I would very rarely use a builtup beam in an exterior appli ion where they are exposed to the moisture conditions like a deck. With the min. code for nailing they will still check, may warp and will shrink at the splices which allows moisture to get trapped with dirt promoting the compromise of the beams over time.

Recommended Beam and Joist Spans for Deck Framing

homeguides.sfgate.com/recommendedbeamjoistspansdeck 10/10/2020 0183 32Recommended Beam and Joist Spans for Deck Framing. The bigger you make your deck, the more you ask of the framing timbers that hold up the decks

Deck Joist Spacing, Span and Size Table Doorways Magazine

www.doorwaysmagazine.com/deckjoistspacingspansizeSep 13, 2018 0183 32Find the correct deck joist spacing and span before you start building. See calculations for 2x6, 2x8, 2x10 and 2x12 deck joists and common types of wood.

How to Build a Stronger Deck Beam for a Sturdy Outdoor

www.bhg.com/ /howtomakeadeckbeamOct 23, 2017 0183 32Many older decks were built using massive timbers, such as 4x6s or 4x8s, for beams, which support the underside of the deck horizontally. Some builders still do it that way, as using a onepiece beam can save time. But large timbers are heavy and hard to handle, and over time, exposure to the elements can cause them to warp or crack beyond repair.

Pergola beam span questions DoItYourself.com

www.doityourself.com/forum/deckspatiosporcheswalkways 20/02/2008 0183 32Decks, Patios, Porches, Walkways, Driveways, Stairs, Steps and Docks Pergola beam span questions I have a 16 w x 12 deep concrete patio.

Deck Construction JoistonBeam or Joist Hanger

familywoodworking.org/forums/index.phpthreads/deck 13/09/2012 0183 32Approx 12x14 deck. Beam is looking to be doubled 2x10, 14 long. Entire deck span is just over 12, so the joists will either be 12 on beam or 6 hangers . So, joistonbeam just kind of looks scary to me. Im planning to switch it all to joist hangers.

How far can a 2x8 beam span without support

askinglot.com/howfarcana2x8beamspanwithoutsupportClick to see full answer. In this manner, how far can a 2x8 span without support In general terms, joists spaced 16 inches on center can span 1.5 times in feet their depth in inches. A 2x8 up to 12 feet 2x10 to 15 feet and 2x12 to 18 feet. The larger the deck, the larger the joists.

Exterior Deck: Beams or No Beams JLCOnline Forums

forums.jlconline.com/forums/forum/jlconline 2005/11/11 0183 32The current deck on one end rests on a ledger board bolted to the house, and at the other end 4x4 and 6x6 posts with a single 2x10 fascia board resting on the posts, 2x8 joists. No beams. No beams. Plans are to tear down the existing deck and reframe using two separate 2x8 2 2x8s doubled up beams resting on 4x4 posts spaced approx 6 apart one beam 7 6quot from house, the other 15

How to Calculate Deck Spans for the Ultimate Outdoor

www.bhg.com/homeimprovement/deck/building/ Jun 22, 2020 0183 32The calculations below list approximate recommended deck beam spans. Beams made of two or more pieces are usually at least as strong as solid beams of the same size. For instance, a beam made of two 2x8s is probably stronger than a solid piece of 4x8. They are also less likely to crack.

Should I use 2x8 or 2x10 for deck construction DIY Home

www.diychatroom.com/threads/shouldiuse Apr 17, 2011 0183 32With 2x10 joists 16 OC the max span is 137quot so if you put the beam at 13 you would have 3 over cantilever. it works according to the the residential deck guide. With that said, Id go 2x8 as you have illustrated with a beam in the middle. It will be stiffer.

PDF Wood Deck Construction Guide Cascade Township

www.cascadetwp.com/ServicesDepartments/Building 2x8 131quot 1110quot 98quot 101quot 101quot 98quot 2x10 16 2quot 14 0quot 11 5quot 14 6 quot0 11 5 2x12 180 Deck Beam Spans L B 1 for Joists Framing from One Side Only Page 6 Courtesy of American Wood Council Leesburg, VA L/180

Exterior Deck: Beams or No Beams JLCOnline Forums

forums.jlconline.com/ /23230exteriordeckbeamsornobeams11/11/2005 0183 32The current deck on one end rests on a ledger board bolted to the house, and at the other end 4x4 and 6x6 posts with a single 2x10 fascia board resting on the posts, 2x8 joists. No beams. Plans are to tear down the existing deck and reframe using two separate 2x8 2 2x8s doubled up beams resting on 4x4 posts spaced approx 6 apart one beam 7 6quot from house, the other 15 from house .

Span Tables for deck joists, deck beams, and deck flooring

inspectapedia.com/BestPractices/Deck Framing Tables.phpDeck beam span table Deck joist span table Deck joist rule of thumb Deck and Porch Construction and Structural Fasteners Deck and Porch Post and Beam Connectors: steel post cap connectors, plywood post to beam cleats, other connectors Deck and Porch Railings, Code Requirements, Safety Deck framing tables, codes, specifi ions Questions and answers about allowable spans for deck, floor, or porch framing.A Quick and Easy Rule of Thumb For Estimating Allowable Joist SpansWhile it is by no means a substitute for a proper table of spans and sizes of framing lumber, home inspectors often use a quick and dirty quotrule of Table of Maximum Joist Spans For Exterior Decks Click any image or table to see an enlarged, more detailed version. From the joist span table image above we repeat: Details about selecting the Changing Wood Framing Span Tables and Modern Framing Lumber StrengthAs we comment at DIMENSIONAL LUMBER,Our opinion is that modern dimensional lumber is not the same product as it was in 1833 or even 1940. Modern 2x

Stronger PosttoBeam Connections Professional Deck

www.deckmagazine.com/ /strongerposttobeamconnections o23/09/2013 0183 32Bracing the Beam. When Im planning a deck, one of the first things I do is assess the risk of beam rotation. Integral beamsrim beams, for exampleare stabilized by the joists and joist hangers and usually require no additional beamrotation bracing measures. Its a different story, though, when the joists lay over the beam.

Should I use 2x8 or 2x10 for deck construction DIY Home

www.diychatroom.com/threads/shouldiuse Apr 17, 2011 0183 32With 2x10 joists 16 OC the max span is 137quot so if you put the beam at 13 you would have 3 over cantilever. it works according to the the residential deck guide. With that said, Id go 2x8 as you have illustrated with a beam in the middle.

2 x 8 joists acceptable Professional Deck Builder Forums

forums.deckmagazine.com/forums/forum/peer Feb 15, 2010 0183 32I use 2x8 only at spans less than 8 After that I go to 2x10. Personally I believe in larger joists, beams, and footings and less actual footings. Engineering is your friend, the shovel is not.

Installing 2x8 Deck Beams Deck Plans Deck Ideas Deck

diydeckplans.com/tutorials/installingdeckbeamsIf the outside edge of your deck is at least 17 above grade, a double 2x8 beam should be installed to support the joists along the outside. The joists will then extend over the beam in a cantilever position. In decks that extend more