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I have a 16' span that will carry 2x12x 17' joists on HD
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I have a steel I beam that is 6" x 16' and want to replace
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Looking at doing a 2x8 beam on south wall of house for
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for a 13' span beam made of 2"x10" lumber that supports 2nd
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We have a cabin that measures 28 feet in width by 40 feet across
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I am designing additions to an 1840 home in Virginia. The
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I have 1st floor interior structural wall that I want to put
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