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Forum: Yurt Repair 11-16-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

I added quite a few Y type supports. I could not do cross bracing because the piers are too far apart - typically 7 feet apart.

What I mean by a Y support is where a 2x4 goes from the bottom of a...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,908
Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

I called Hammond lumber this morning. He seemed to indicate that it was not uncommon for decks that are 2 or 3 feet high to not have any cross bracing. I definitely still plan to get up there this...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-12-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,908
Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

Thanks Bob, I don't know what 8s refers to, but I see you mention use nails. When I google "Simpson Strong Tie construction connectors" it comes up with all kinds of hits that look different. If you...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-11-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,908
Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

The beams that the supports are connected to run north/south. Does that mean that all my braces go north/south and that none go east/west ? going east to west seems complex but the other way seems...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-11-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,908
Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

It's actually a bit of an optical illusion, the supports look different in real life than in the photo. They look worse in the picture because the camera may be tilted slightly or something and it's...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-11-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Larzo
Re: keeping an eye on yurt platform

By doing that I would have to move the concrete support that is on the ground very slightly. It has probably settled a bit and moving it makes it somewhat unsettled. I guess it could also mean that...
Forum: Yurt Repair 11-11-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,908
Posted By Larzo
keeping an eye on yurt platform

My yurt platform is a few feet off of the ground. I noticed that a few of the supports are not 100% vertical but have a very slight angle to them. Most of the others appear vertical from looking at...
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