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Includes discussion about footings, stumps, piers, bearers and joists for all your internal and external needs.

  1. Can I remove these

    Started by andrew29, 22nd July 2018 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    24th July 2018, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  2. Just got my house raised, how do I stop it moving?

    Started by borismilo, 3rd February 2018 09:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,924
    4th February 2018, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Bracing after restumping

    Started by borismilo, 3rd February 2018 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    3rd February 2018, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  4. when were concrete stumps first used?

    Started by tbone, 13th May 2008 01:08 PM
    150mm, 1910, add, age, boards, bought, built, cheers, clearance, concrete, curiosity, doubt, due, floor, floorboards, house, melbourne, original, pre-dated, property, recently, relieved, removal, restump, satisfy, stumps, surprised, timber, told, weatherboard
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,006
    15th May 2008, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  5. Attaching bearers retaining wall

    Started by gerrybrisbane, 2nd May 2008 09:58 AM
    attach, attached, attaching, bearers, bearing, block, breeze, brisbane, building, deck, house, issues, load, opposite, planning, post, retaining, roof, termites, track, wall
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,653
    6th May 2008, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Minimum ground clearance

    Started by spanky, 30th March 2008 06:14 PM
    50mm, 80mm, base, building, clearance, concrete, council, courtyard, deck, deep, depend, dig, door, drop, drops, ground, guideline, house, idea, local, mark, minimum, realise, required/recommended, slopes, strip, thick, thinking, ventilation, yard
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,511
    27th April 2008, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Restumping - Has Anyone Poured Concrete

    Started by Metal Head, 26th April 2008 02:36 PM
    150mm, advice, appreciative, aware, complaint, concrete, diameter, door, flooring, frames, house, i.e, larger, movement, now2tsup, ongoing, posts, poured, presently, previous, restumping, size, square/round, stop, stumps, stumps/footing, subject, walls, weatherboard, wooden
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,773
    26th April 2008, 10:26 PM Go to last post
  8. Pad Footing Size

    Started by Paulh, 26th April 2008 01:55 PM
    33m2, appreciated, as1864-4, brick, builder, building, cert, cheaper, concrete, copy, engineer, extension, fits, footing, footings, house, instance, involved, one-size, owner, pad, piers, question, reasoning, share, size, sizes, takes
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,746
    26th April 2008, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  9. size of boards to use

    Started by ger, 23rd April 2008 09:38 PM
    4.5, 5.5m, bearrers, boards, build, deck, joists, planning, size, wide
    • Replies: 4
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    25th April 2008, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  10. Dynabolts - Length?

    Started by Williamstown, 19th April 2008 12:33 AM
    200mm, 50mm, 75mm, and/or, bolting, deck, deeper, drill, dyanbolts, dynabolts, forces, ground, heigh, length, length;, looked, m10, overkill, post, short, stirrups, takes, uplift, weight
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,622
    22nd April 2008, 01:25 PM Go to last post
  11. Attaching beam to house

    Started by mcolen, 19th April 2008 02:57 PM
    100mm, advice, annoying, attach, attaching, beam, bit, deck, doors, french, harder, house, joists/floor, overhanging, planning, putting, upstairs
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,913
    20th April 2008, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  12. F & H ratings? Do I need to reduce bearer spacing?

    Started by Williamstown, 18th April 2008 10:43 AM
    accommodate, adding, based, bearer, confused, don’t, drops, f7;, hold, i’m, i’ve, joists, planning, posts, purchased, question, rates, ratings, reduce, remembered, similar, spacing, spacings, suppose, tables, timber, told, tp;, trouble, understand
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,884
    18th April 2008, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Joists and bearers - hardwood or treated pine?

    Started by ob1, 16th April 2008 03:51 PM
    6x4m, bearers, choose, concerned, deciding, deck, decking, differences, f14, fall, guarantee, gum, guy, hardwood, joists, lvl, marketing, materials, pine, ploy, posts, prefer, quality, quotes, recommendations, spotted, timber, touch, tradie, treated
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,791
    18th April 2008, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  14. Exclamation Please help me

    Started by Mitchelle, 15th April 2008 01:39 AM
    1500mm, bearer, class, confused, correct, floor, footing, holding, joist, loads, max, site, size, span, stump
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,654
    15th April 2008, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  15. Joist spacing comparison

    Started by zippidydodah, 25th March 2008 08:21 PM
    19mm, 22mm, 450mm, 600mm, addition, andrew, centres, cheers, comparison, floor, flooring, joist, joists, sheeting, spacing, springy, story
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,341
    27th March 2008, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Supporting bearers perpendicular to concrete pool

    Started by OneEyedMan, 18th March 2008 12:40 AM
    140, advice, approval, bearer, bearers, certifier, concrete, deck, design, extra, hangers, hdg, hit, in-line, joist, joists, lots, mount, option, options, paint/etc, perpendicular, pipes, pool, preference, private, protection, raise, supplement, supporting
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,579
    21st March 2008, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  17. Best material for packing bearers ?

    Started by topari, 9th March 2008 12:03 PM
    40mm, bearers, concrete, flooring, jacks, material, max, packing, raise, ready, removed, stumps, sunk, wooden
    • Replies: 5
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    11th March 2008, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  18. raising floor level

    Started by Damo182, 9th March 2008 04:22 PM
    16mm, appreciated, bit, concrete, condition, floor, floors, half, intend, kitchen, level, lost, lower, middle, particleboard, raise, raising, reno, research, slab, tile, top, tounge, underlay, yellow
    • Replies: 6
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    11th March 2008, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Smile floor not level

    Started by stell1, 11th March 2008 04:23 PM
    advance, advice, bathroom, bathrooms, bought, called, check, concrete, fixes, floor, front, guy, house, job, level, mms, months, normal, pedantic, post, reading, recently2, rectify, redo, renovated, restumped, stumps, threads, uneven, worried
    • Replies: 1
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    11th March 2008, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  20. Joists, Stirrups and Structural Pine

    Started by BaggyRed, 4th March 2008 03:21 PM
    450mm, concrete, deck, decking, expensive, ground, i.e, jarrah, joists, level, looked, option, options, pine, reeded, size, steel, stirrups, structural, sturctural, sufficient
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,308
    9th March 2008, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  21. Question setting out profiles and hurdles

    Started by bit stressed, 7th March 2008 01:25 AM
    100m2, advice, advised, appreciated, datum, demolished, existing, extension, floor, frame, hire, house, hurdles, issues, joist, laser, left, level, lines, profiles, run, setting, sleepout, steel, straight, timber, verandah, water, worrying
    • Replies: 12
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    7th March 2008, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  22. Post what footings?

    Started by coansha, 30th January 2008 04:38 PM
    bearer, bearers, bolt, bricks, construction, deck, directly, footing, footings, gap, house, info, ironbark, joists, knowledge.2tsup, patio, people, pics, pine, planning, post, posts, red, set, share, starts, stirrups, tht, treated, wall
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,520
    17th February 2008, 12:31 AM Go to last post
  23. Spacing between joists

    Started by BaggyRed, 11th February 2008 01:54 PM
    450mm, 500mm, build, deck, extra, ground, house, joist, joists, level, metre, spacing, walk, walkway, wondering
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,924
    12th February 2008, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  24. i need a stump guy

    Started by bingoshelley, 9th February 2008 12:29 AM
    bendigo, guy, half, hill, recommend, stump, swan, thx, victoria, wycheproof
    • Replies: 2
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    9th February 2008, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  25. Thumbs up Thanks and the fruition of my hard work and good advice.

    Started by Dr - 307, 5th February 2008 04:00 PM
    307.u2tsup, 66586, 66587, 66588, 66589, 66590, 66591, absolutely, advice, client, deck, egyptians, enjoy, fruition, good, hard, idea, lay, panaramic, paving, pics, rapt, skewed, standing, style, thread, tiles, tree, triangular, work
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,938
    7th February 2008, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  26. Bracing off treated pine sleepers.

    Started by Dr - 307, 4th February 2008 12:46 PM
    307, 66533, 66536, 66539, bracing, coach, corner, crushed, digging, filled, ground, infront, leads, ledger, metre, pavers, pic, pine, pool, realise, retained, retaining, rock, roots, sitting, sleepers, soil, stirrup, treated, wall
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,674
    6th February 2008, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  27. water tank on platform

    Started by mako, 31st January 2008 03:15 PM
    200-300mm, basicly, bearer/joist, buggery, comments, deck, figuring, ground, idea, level, lots, low, mini, platform, slab, sort, span, strong, suggestions, tank, timber, water, weight
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,484
    4th February 2008, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  28. Joist and Bearer starting to rot at end

    Started by prof_montoya, 29th January 2008 01:34 PM
    bearer, bolting, cuting, end, extending, fix, fixing, foundation, joist, piece, putting, remaining, rest, rot, rotten, section, started, starting, stump, thinking, views
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,929
    30th January 2008, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  29. how to cut fixed stumps please?

    Started by bingoshelley, 27th January 2008 10:10 PM
    90mm, bearers, bigger, chainsaw, circular, cut, fixed, ground, hubby, lol.please, male, on.i, putting, set, square, stumps, thinking, thx, tool, tools, top, typical
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,343
    29th January 2008, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  30. Help with constructing a stage

    Started by shamusot00le, 25th January 2008 01:10 PM
    10000, 1000mm, 8000, advance, brilliant, building, church, closed, comply, constructing, decided, deep, details, frame, live, stage, tongue, top, uhi, victoria, website, wide, wooden, yellow
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,955
    26th January 2008, 02:35 PM Go to last post

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