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Owner-Builder Projects / Re: Denali 14X24
« Last post by redside on Yesterday at 07:47:13 PM »
Thanks for the comments.  I was confused about the blocking requirement and initially thought that the IRC allowed an exception if the cantilever was less than the depth of the joist and supported by a full depth rim joist.....the code can be confusing.  I do have H1 hurricane ties and 4-10d nails in each joist through the rim.  I can probably get away with it due to the center blocking and sheathing, but I agree it would be better to do some blocking there.....I was just trying to save a little money and insulate the floor better.  Women are tough!
Owner-Builder Projects / Re: Denali 14X24
« Last post by Don_P on Yesterday at 07:09:02 PM »
You are supposed to block over any bearing to prevent rotation. Think about load above and a narrow, deep stick on edge going over a support and it should be obvious why. That's the technically correct answer. This one is very close to lateral restraint, the rim.  "Feels good to me" I hear that often, and I certainly hope it does, but we weigh about 200 lbs, the building when occupied and holding a head of snow weighs what?

Yup, always hold your hand at least nail length away, we call that a fish hook when the nail turns. It can hit a hard spot, another nail or just follow the grain and turn. My wife was out on the roof nailing dormer subfascia and shot herself, I was up at the other end and told her to step inside the framing, I'd throw the board off. I've had a couple of guys pass out when shot, it has nothing to do with size, degree of testosterone poisoning, or anything else I've ever been able to tell, just a shock reaction. They hit the ground and are right back up, but they drop out for a second. That was my concern. She said something I didn't quite understand about the nail's ancestry, pulled it out, climbed the roof and finished nailing off before stepping in. I try not to pith ladies off :D Beyond that punctures are notorious for infection, I try to let them bleed out good before spoink and a band aid. I've had the glue from a staple grow out for about a year, it was blue, It'd itch and I'd see another speck of blue.

I usually nail off at 4 edges and 8 in the field.
General Forum / Re: Exterior paint
« Last post by hpinson on Yesterday at 11:10:09 AM »
HAHAHA. Did I type Sherman?   :)  :-[
General Forum / Re: Exterior paint
« Last post by Dave Sparks on Yesterday at 10:48:34 AM »
This will be composite cement lap siding. The Brand is a very old west coast brand that the pros use. The old Kelly Moore semi gloss 100% acrylic is in decent shape after 12 years but the plywood under the eaves needs it this year.

I just can't find much about it on their site or in searches.

The guy I am going to hire to spray it is the best in our county, and that is all he uses.

I used an Elastomeric by Gaco on my deck. It was particle board and we were going to put a texture asphalt or cement cover over it. Winter was coming and the contractor was a jerk.  I rolled a gallon of the Gaco on and textured it with filler. It is a covered deck 100% under the eaves that gets rain and snow on it. It is 14 years old and is still perfect. The guys at Gaco said this would not last more than 5 years.... That is why I probably will use
the Kelly Moore 1128 KEL-SEAL Urethane Modified Acrylic Elastomeric Coating. Hopefully California won't ban it......

Thanks for the comments so far. Keep them coming until April :)

Owner-Builder Projects / Re: Okanogan 14x24 by a lurker :)
« Last post by redside on Yesterday at 07:15:58 AM »
Love the blue stain in the t&g panels.......looks really nice.
Owner-Builder Projects / Re: Denali 14X24
« Last post by OlJarhead on Yesterday at 05:20:52 AM »
Drove a 3" nail right into my hand long long ago when learning to use an air hammer....didn't hurt so much until they pulled it out!  d*

Not sure why you'd need to block the joists out by the rim since it effectively does just that.
Owner-Builder Projects / Re: Denali 14X24
« Last post by Beavers on February 22, 2018, 08:48:20 PM »
Nice progress [cool]
Sorry to hear about the finger... that sounds like it would hurt like a sob!
Referral Links / Re: Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices
« Last post by Rys on February 22, 2018, 04:22:48 PM »
Thanks for sharing!
General Forum / Re: Exterior paint
« Last post by JRR on February 22, 2018, 04:05:52 PM »
I've used Sherman Williams paints for decades and decades ... before I finally noticed on the side of a truck driving by that the name had been misspelled.  It was erroneously spelled "Sherwin-Williams".   About sixty years old was I.

General Forum / Re: Exterior paint
« Last post by hpinson on February 22, 2018, 12:52:51 PM »
I have, on wood trim around windows on south and southwest exposed adobe/ stucco walls that are very sun exposed, in New Mexico. It has held up extremely well, over six years now since I applied it. It expands and contracts well with big temperature swings, without cracking. I was having to repaint before that every two years.  The paint was very expensive. The brand was Sherman Williams, but I can't remember the product name.

People use it extensively here over stucco coated adobe walls, but I personally think that is a disaster, as it does not allow the adobe to breath as it should. It is also used on flat roofs, but that is not a good application for it either.
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