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I am building a 58' 4" wide 38' 8" deep house it has a 20 x
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I'm building a 30' by 40' garage with approved drawings from
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I have a farm shop just finished building. Have a section
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Can you help me determine header and joist and upright
Can you help me determine header and joist and upright support sizes i need to use to build a 24' x 8' or 4' loft inside my pole barn? I can go 8 ft deep and tie in the header with my 3 ply laminated … read more
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I am wanting to build a pole barn, and the opening is 24
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I have a question about a common Fink or W truss system
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Am inquiring into the fabrication plywood boxed trussed units
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I have a pole barn with 50 foot clear span trusses rated for
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