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Old 03-07-2014, 12:12 PM   #131
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Okay so I finally get what you are talking about FishEggs. I watched a video. I'm gonna do that and also I'm gonna add one more 30" piece to each side so it has the wobble support. I think that will keep it from wobbling plus I'm gonna do what you suggested to every piece of 30" wood and instead of one center brace, I'm gonna remove that and add 2. They will be 2 ft apart on the front and back
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Old 03-07-2014, 12:42 PM   #132
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So how does this lumber sound.

X10- 30" pieces
X10- 22" pieces
X8- 14 1/2" pieces
X4- 48 1/2" pieces

I will have left over wood so I'm gonna have 5 more 14 1/2 pieces cut and I'll add them for more support. That should be about x10 2x4s
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Old 03-07-2014, 06:51 PM   #133
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Anybody? I'm going to get it all in a few minutes. Can I skip the osb for the top? I'm gonna add multiple 14 1/2" pieces to the top instead
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Old 03-07-2014, 06:54 PM   #134
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As long as you "tie" it together well enough, that's what's the ply sheet was for but enough cross bracing will make it work..
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Old 03-07-2014, 06:58 PM   #135
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As long as you "tie" it together well enough, that's what's the ply sheet was for but enough cross bracing will make it work..
Cross bracing as in long ways or the width ways?
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Width, the weight falls primarily on the perimeter, basically needing something to hold it all together in the middle.
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Width, the weight falls primarily on the perimeter, basically needing something to hold it all together in the middle.
Okay I see now. Yeah that's what I'm doing. I'll take progress pics and show you what I'm thinking of before I jump too deep into it. As long as it will hold 950 lbs then I'm safe
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It will hold 2000 lbs!
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:27 PM   #139
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I had the math wrong! I was gonna have a bunch of 14 1/2 pieces cut for the width not 15 1/2". Just to clarify it is 15 1/2" pieces right?
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:30 PM   #140
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18.5-3=151/2 no offense, I was at a red light!
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