deck construction redwood is a wood like no other and decks built of redwood are unique in their beauty and long-lasting service. there’s a grade of redwood lumber for any part of any deck—luxury decks, economical decks, simple decks and decks that push the limits of the definition. deck building isn’t difficult. in fact, it’s a
redwood city man killed in i-280 san francisco crasha redwood there is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.
napoleons here, a soldier guards a row of napoleon gun-howitzers, one of the most common and deadly field pieces of the american civil war. developed under the auspices of louis napoleon of france
maximum joist spacing for decks southern pine deck joist maximum spans no cantilever with cantilever* *joists may cantilever up to ¼ of the actual adjacent span. for example, a 2 x 12 joist placed 16” oc. spanning 16’-6” between supports may cantilever up to an additional 4’-1 ½” for a total maximum length
codes specify maximum spans according to the type of wood used. a deck more than 2 feet or two steps above ground must have a railing. codes dictate how high the railing must be, as well as how far apart the balusters can be. small children must not be able to climb it. how to compute the spans for a deck.
avoid a bouncy, soft deck. the decking span you choose will effect the feel and potentially the safey of your deck. so read on and learn a little bit about what affects the strength of your decking - like material and joist spacing. your selection of decking material will determine the maximum spacing of your joists.