Clayton DeKorne, editor of COASTAL CONTRACTOR (a quarterly supplement to REMODELING), says that protective measures, such as using approved joist hanger
nails and nailing down plywood completely, don't cost more but do take more time.
Beginning at one side of the deck, place the first joist in the joist hanger
and on the beam at the correct marking.
Place all joists at 400mm centre to centre, and at each end nail a 50mm timber to timber joist hanger
using 30mm square twist nails.
Plus, it will hold the tops flush while you nail on the joist hanger
For these support details when joist ends are properly resting on a wall plate or joist hanger
, the support stiffness may be high and approach that of a rigid foundation.
And don't forget to screw the pipe to the joist hanger
so the pipes won't rattle when someone stomps across the floor above.
Turn joist hanger
opposite way and fix the deck joists to the outer joists.
The ridge plate can be supported by being connected directly to a building with a joist hanger
, set on top of a post, or built into the structure framing (Figure 31-4).
You can get regular 10d joist hanger
nails that are only 1 1/2 inches long for use with certain single hangers.
Make a nailing template by tamping one joist hanger
snugly to a length of scrap 2 x 6, out-flaring flanges of hanger even with the board's end.
joist spacing) 19 1-1/2" corner angles 22 7" reinforcing angles (or 2x4 x 11" blocks) 25 5/4x6 x 12' decking (Trex Brasilia Cayenne) 25 1x8 x 12' matching skirt board 5 Joist hanger
nails 2 lbs.