Tagged: Decking Construction
- May 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm #80May 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm #644
Karl, the second diagram shows the joists running across the span, this is the way the decking boards are going to run, so if I just flip it around 90 degrees, then that will still work, won’t it. Tried some online tools to work out the diagram, got absolutely nowhere and you produce it for me that quickly. Amazing.
CarlMay 27, 2015 at 7:37 pm #643
Of course, I can redraw and account for the decking directionMay 27, 2015 at 8:09 pm #642
ThanksMay 27, 2015 at 8:11 pm #640
Assuming a 1.5kN load is required, C16 joists and rebated 100mm posts the following applies for a decking structure 5.5m x 3.5m
The beams are set out 1.375m spans (between posts) with the beams at 1.7m spans.
The joists are then sat on top of the beams at 400 centres.
The method of orientation will cost more, more posts, more labour. The reason for the dimensions, well this does apply the above principal of joist, and beam spans and as you need the additional components one may as well space them equidistant.May 27, 2015 at 8:37 pm #639
Is it your wife who is the boss at the supply place where I got my oil and products from? Would like to get you a bottle of something for your help so could use her business address to send it to. What’s yr poison, single malt or something?May 27, 2015 at 8:40 pm #638
Just having you write that is good enough for me… if you have to send anything…. anything would be appreciated.
Many thanks for using the Network
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