Extending an existing deck. up vote 0 down vote favorite. If the joists can be cantilevered, can I extend the existing 10 ft joists with another 2x8? Or, do I have to replace all the joists with new 2x8's of a length equal to the deck width? Thank you. framing deck. share improve this question.
How Far Can a Deck Board Extend Past a Joist? up to a distance equal to the depth of the floor joists it rests on. Fundamentally, this should be no different than the load placed on the edge of decking thats offset from the joist below. So, for example, a 2x6 deck board could easily extend 11/2 inches beyond the edge of the supporting
Extending floor joists. Hi All, This post could have just as well have been titled "can I remove this opening" because much of the joists in question are already extended, kinda. So basically I have two openings which make up my front door area. The exterior wall is a front gable made of cinder block w/ brick siding.
How should floor joists be extended? Before we can remove the chimney in the room below we need to extend these two joists to rest on the supportingg wall, so here's the question: should the joists be removed and replaced with joists of the correct length or can the affected joists be 'braced', and if so how? Thanks.
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