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    Just getting started

    We put the TJIs up yesterday and the plywood down today.
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    Looks like a nice castle going up!
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    So I gather this isn't another shed thread?

    You guys don't mess around, Chuck. Nice progress for two days.
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    Probably helped that it was back filled already. Around here, that seems to be one of the last things done. Would love to have a house built with those i-joists some day. Looking good!
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    I have heard horror stories on those I joists delaminating due to moisture from basements. Evidently you are a believer in them?
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    Glad to see your getting some work. What's it gonna be, about 3200 sq ft?

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    looks like a nice lot to live at,, the back yard has a great veiw well done chuck for the start do you have the whole job or just the rough in?
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    Great job Chuck. I think i could live there quiet easily. No neighbors.
    Johnathan i have those engineered joists in my home. My complaint with them is the glue joint between the real wood making up the top and the osb wafer making up the middle.

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    Nice!
    too many trees! Can't decide where to hang the hammock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Soby View Post
    Nice!
    too many trees! Can't decide where to hang the hammock!
    Rich no such thing as to many trees. Just get a smaller hammock.

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