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I want to erect a rough sawn beam for decorative purposes

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I want to erect a rough sawn beam for decorative purposes only. It will basically hold itself up.
Bearing size:
8x8 pine columns holding up
8x12 pine beams spanning 18'
Supporting 4x12 joists spanning 15'
With 5' spacing
On top of this I will uses t&g 1x6 pine as the ceiling.
So it's all dead load. No one will walk on it.
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 20 days ago.

I can help

Expert:  walkereng replied 20 days ago.

Could you draw a rough sketch and share it with me?

I want to make sure I fully understand your configuration.

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