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How can a 2" x 6" joist be cantilevered

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How long can a 2" x 6" joist be cantilevered
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

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It depends on the wood specie but generally 1' on a deck.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
How far between ledger board and beam
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Using treated pine
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

for a 2 x 6? in other words max allowable unsupported span?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

16" OC = 8' 4" 12" OC = 9'6" for SPF (spruce, pine, fir)

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thank you for your response
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

You're welcome

Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

Do you have any more questions?

Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

I'd appreciate a favorable rating