I have a bungalow with sagging floors. We've decided to jack the floors up from the unfinished basement and sister all the existing floor joists, which are 2X8 16" OC running 13'1" spans. The existing floor joists are resting on a wooden sill plate on the foundation of the house on one end, and at the center of the house they are notched and "barely" resting on a 2x2" ledger strip which is nailed to three 2X8's sandwiched together and running the length of the house supported by masonry columns.
Is the ledger board bolted to the house? The ledger is fine… And just to let you know… a typical 10d - 16d nail has lbs of holding power…how man nails and ledger strips are needed to support each joist… it would have been nice to have the 2x2 ledger be continuous however it is not required. Just for clarity since there are those who are not familiar with basic framing practices…the 2x2 is the nominal size…which means the 2x2 is actually 1.
Cabinet Dimensions. Now we add the remaining ledgers that will hold the cabinet togeth er. The ledger design is such that all the screws will be installed from the inside of the cabinet, with no external screw holes to patch.
Learn something new every day More Info Ledger strips are structural support elements used in timber construction and cabinet making. Typically a ledger strip is a square length of timber attached horizontally to a vertical surface to support one end of a shelf or joist.
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An accountant's ledger may not be what a carpenter means when he uses the word. A ledger in bookkeeping is a book or an accounting of money taken in and going out. Records like this are something all professional woodworkers must keep to track time and material expenses.
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