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supra . that picture was taken quickly right...

supra .
that picture was taken quickly right when my buddy laid down the mulch . its off the rim joists now.

as for the ballusters... theyre all under 4" , and inspected and passed.
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Posted By woodbutcher80

deck is done . finished thursday was inspected...

deck is done . finished thursday was inspected and passed . came out well. need to get furniture but thats easy . cheers :D
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framing done . came out well . lots of...

framing done .
came out well .
lots of structure for hot tub support

laying decking today , then need to figure out how to make a single step stringer not look funny, seeing how the decks only...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

went together well cant even tell the odd angles....

went together well cant even tell the odd angles. besides, the diagonals are even so the last decking board should end up square.

gotta finish more joisting then decking is on its way .

need...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

ya ... it shouldnt be going anywhere. :rolleyes: ...

ya ... it shouldnt be going anywhere. :rolleyes:
i built the octagon to withstand the weight of a hot tub and 8 people(6000+ lbs )

these angles stink . i hope it all works out ok . 4 are 53" and...
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no, the ol lady had it yesterday at cedar point...

no, the ol lady had it yesterday at cedar point park so couldnt take any . heres a few from just now. rainy....

anyways , you can see that the octagon's 2 triple beams are overhanging their...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

framing is done on the main deck, just need to...

framing is done on the main deck, just need to pop the joist hangers on and joists .

as for the octagon... well , the angles are going to be off. no 22.5 degree corners. the bolts in the...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

the one man auger was nice, i needed it 2 days ....

the one man auger was nice, i needed it 2 days . i kept hitting shale and rocked and used my air chisel to chunk them up .
if you hit rock , youll know, itll shake like an uneven washing machine...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

well i went up there today and spent 400$ on my...

well i went up there today and spent 400$ on my beams... there is a 1/2" gap i need to fill in the post cap , and their ONLY treated sheet of plywood is NOT 1/2" , its thicker ... like 7/8ths . i...
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finally, all 21 footers are poured and ready for...

finally, all 21 footers are poured and ready for the 48hr drying period. 2 days, 88 bags later my back is sore... but the Kushlan did a great job in mixing the bags!

i have a story pole right next...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

ya . my quik tubes are 4 feet tall, and stuck...

ya .
my quik tubes are 4 feet tall, and stuck in the ground from 38"-42" per code (42" is code but he didnt measure exactly) . i bought a tamper at home depot for like 30$ and it only had a 42"...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

yup im that helper !:p anyways. i marked...

yup im that helper !:p

anyways. i marked out all the footings tonight.

theres (8 footings as of now) .
if you looked at it like a square (how its laid out with batter boards) , the 2 footers...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

well ,then ill keep it the same flush style as my...

well ,then ill keep it the same flush style as my main deck... but change it to 2x12's .

i was thinking... maybe one big 16" hole in the middle... but how would i support it seeing how the 2 main...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

ok , everything on the main deck is laid out...

ok , everything on the main deck is laid out perfectly and ready for the one man auger this saturday.
the octagon is good to go , all squared and everything .

my question is this :
i have 19"...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

a good way of seeing what im doing running along...

a good way of seeing what im doing running along the house would be to look at the FIRST DRAWING of that computerized picture . the first pic of the post.

look at the LEFT SIDE of the deck from...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

chandler.. no , the beams WILL run away from...

chandler..

no , the beams WILL run away from the house. i was just going to extend the beams 2 feet past the closest footers to the house. so the beams will end up going towards the house and...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

dont know if anyones reading this post anymore,...

dont know if anyones reading this post anymore, but ill post updates as i go .

again , im going to run beams perpendicular to the house- at least 3 of them ... but was thinking of 4 . the deck...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

well i called ohio utilities protection service...

well i called ohio utilities protection service Home | Ohio Utilities Protection Service (http://www.oups.org/)
and they said they didnt see a company water line .. but found my telephone and...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

well i had an epiphany . :coffee: im going...

well i had an epiphany . :coffee:

im going to run (3) 2x10 beams perpendicular to the house(6 total 2x10's for the main deck) . there will be 2- 2x10s sandwhiching 3 posts each, along the depth...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

Lefty, i wish i had a visual for what your...

Lefty,
i wish i had a visual for what your describing . . . i kinda need that to figure it out.
the only other thing i was thinking might work would be to run the beams perpendicular to the...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

i guess your right Lefty .... 3 more...

i guess your right Lefty ....

3 more footings in the middle isnt going to be the end of the world . . . so then i would have 9 total holes on the main deck roughly: 3 by the house, 3 away in the...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

well ive already decided that backfilling around...

well ive already decided that backfilling around a 4x4 post is dumb since ill be freestanding and i dont want to add to the wiggle effect .

im just going to make the concrete pillars and be done...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

ive decided to free stand the deck . i burn...

ive decided to free stand the deck . i burn firewood, so i may stack some pieces (50 or so) along the house on the deck once winter hits. . . so ill feel more safe with 3 beams close to the wood...
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Posted By woodbutcher80

as for footers... they need to be 42" deep . i...

as for footers...
they need to be 42" deep . i was told to save money on concrete to take one 80lb bag per hole, mix it up , dump it in 42" down , let it set up for a couple days , lay the 4' tall...
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