Search: Posts Made By: Tackleberry
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15
Search took 0.01 seconds.
10-15-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Thanks again, Bud. Yeah I trashed the old ceiling...

Thanks again, Bud. Yeah I trashed the old ceiling joists. I think there was only four of them anyway.

I totally agree with "more is better". I was just concerned with overloading the...
10-15-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Would skipping every other rafter give me too...

Would skipping every other rafter give me too much bounce in the strapping? Pretty sure I'll be going with 1/2" Sheetrock. I'm hiring someone for that job : )
10-15-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Thanks, Mitch. The rafters are 16" on center. I...

Thanks, Mitch. The rafters are 16" on center. I just thought adding a 2x6 tie to every one of them would add excessive weight to the roof. I will of course be using strapping for the drywall.
10-15-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

On a side note: a very reputable lumber yard in...

On a side note: a very reputable lumber yard in my area advised against placing a ridge beam under the the ridge board. I informed him that the rafters would be sitting directly on the beam, but...
10-15-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

I've decided to take your advice, Bud. I'm just...

I've decided to take your advice, Bud. I'm just going to move the ceiling up a foot. One question: is it necessary to use a tie on every rafter? I'm sheet rocking the ceiling so I don't want to...
10-14-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Thank you, Bud. I think I'll just stick to making...

Thank you, Bud. I think I'll just stick to making cabinets : )
10-14-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Thanks, Bud. I had planned on firring out the...

Thanks, Bud. I had planned on firring out the 2x6s with some 2x4s (to get a better R value) and using strips of plywood to tie them together. I had also planned on putting baffles in as well. I just...
10-14-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

That bad? Lol Thank you for your time. I...

That bad? Lol

Thank you for your time. I appreciate it.
10-14-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

I totally agree. Thank you.

I totally agree. Thank you.
10-14-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

before pic

40087

I understand the whole triangle concept, but I thought that a ridge beam could pick up the load.
10-14-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Thank you for the quick replies, gentlemen. I'll...

Thank you for the quick replies, gentlemen. I'll see if I can find some "before" pics. Basically it was a few 2x6s spanning the top plate with only some 1x material tying them into the rafters. Even...
10-14-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

40082 here's the other end where it ties...

40082

here's the other end where it ties into the side of the house.
10-14-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

40081 here's one end of the gable.

40081

here's one end of the gable.
10-14-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Can't figure out how to upload images from my...

Can't figure out how to upload images from my iphone.
10-14-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Tackleberry

Cathedral Ceiling

I took down the ceiling and the rafter ties in this small addition on the back of my house. I'd like to keep it open. The rafters are 2x6 with a 2x6 ridge board. The room is only 10x12. Height of the...
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15


 
Forum Jump