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I am building a Doug Fir trellis over a concrete patio. The

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I am building a Doug Fir trellis over a concrete patio. The width of the back of the house is 28', The depth of the trellis is 16'. The height is 12'. There will be 4- 6"X6" posts with a 3' cantilever on all 4 sides. So the span between the posts on the width side is 22'. I would like to have 2 main beams running the 28' bolted one on each side of the 6x6 and 2 of the same size beams on hangers over the 6x6 posts running the 10 or so feet, between the posts running the other way. There will be 2x12's on top and 2X3 on top of that for shade.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
I can help
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
The 2x3s will run the short direction? What is the city and state?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Copperopolis California
The 2x3's are running the long direction
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello
is anyone answering my question???? I asked what size my beams need to be and the question asked back is which way are the shade boards running....That has nothing to do with my question
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
Gotcha
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.
5 1/8" x 12" pressure treated glulam 24f-V8
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

The direction of the framing determines the load distribution.

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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Do you have any other questions for me on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.