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I am building a roof attached to the house at the peak the roof will project 6' from house with a 4/12 pitch The bottom of the rafters will be supported with 2 9.25 LVLs the beam will be 13' -6" long supported by 2 6 x 6 posts on concrete footings.

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I want to cantilever the beam over the posts .what is the maximum cantilever allowed?

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hello, Do you have an answer?
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 10 months ago
I have a couple questions for you
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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 10 months ago
Is the new roof a gable or shed roof?
What is the city and state so I can consider snow loading?
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
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Shed roof
Minneapolis MN
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 10 months ago

Can you attach a sketch of what you want the framing to look like so I can see which cantilever you're inquiring about?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Here are some sketches
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 10 months ago

3', but I strongly recommend a pressure treated glulam over an LVL. LVL should not be exposed to the elements.

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