Extending Joist past support posts

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Old 02-17-01, 11:45 AM
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I would like to construct a deck that is 10' from the house to the support posts, but I would like to extend it 3' past the posts. If I use 2x10" joist is that an exceptable application??
 
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Old 02-18-01, 08:32 AM
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Yes, you can extend the 2x10's 3' past the edge. but, you will need a support with cross joists 5' out from your house. 2x10's will not support a 10 foot deck span. It will be too bouncy, and you will get breaks.
 
 

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