Spanning sixteen feet with doug fir

by bill
(fremont, CA, USA)

I need to span sixteen feet over a deck. I am considering 2x6 doug fir on end. Do you think this will work?

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Sep 06, 2010
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Joist and Beam Span Calculators are up
by: Editor - Rich Bergman

Just a quick update - all our joist span and beam span calculators - plus a bunch more cool deck building calculators are now up on the site.

Here is the Joist Span Table

Should give you a basic idea. These values are based on the guidance provided by the American Wood Council.

Aug 25, 2010
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New Interactive calculators coming
by: Editor - Rich Bergman

If you can wait about 1 more week we will have a whole bunch of new interactive calculators being uploaded to the site. They are very useful and will help you for joist and beam spans, railings, balusters and even load capacity for footings.

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