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Old 10-08-2016, 10:12 AM
KevinF KevinF is offline
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Originally Posted by Cavalry View Post
I'm curious why you cut the joists at an angle. It looks pretty neat, but doesn't it reduce the load capacity of the cantilever?
The taper is purely aesthetic. The last 24 inches taper to a 2x6. The cantilever doesn't bear much for load other than itself, eventually a railing, and the live load. The stairs are hung from a double joist and the first one is not tapered.

Originally Posted by Ironman View Post
Poor lad needs to get a real camera
Bah! The fisheye effect is so hip though!
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