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by grinsalot
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Re: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam

Thank you both. I appreciate your help.
by grinsalot
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Re: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam

Thank you both for your help. A. Spruce., I apologize; I'm going to try to explain this a little better. The new beam will rest in the current holes cut in the ends of the blocks of the home. The collars on that pipe protrude 3/4" over the base plate currently. I would have to move the beam and the ...
by grinsalot
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Re: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam

Hi Shannon, Thank you. To clarify, the pipe is the only obstacle. I understand and know how to replace the beam and build the temporary wall. The issue is framing around the collars in that cast iron pipe. Even if it were cut off as you have suggested, there is still a collar protruding on the botto...
by grinsalot
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Re: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam

Hi,
I know it's rough - here are some pics to go on.

The collars on the cast iron pipe(that may not be the correct terminology) extend out too far to properly replace the king and add jack studs on the new wall. At least, that's the way I see it.
by grinsalot
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Replacing a Load Bearing Beam
Replies: 12
Views: 235

Replacing a Load Bearing Beam

Hi All, I've purchased a 1950s Cape Cod(block style, slab foundation), and I'm in the process of renovating it. It's fully gutted at this point. It has a load bearing beam(double 2x6s, 24' in length) that spans the entire width of the house right through the middle of the home. The ends of the beam ...