Episode Eleven: Floor Leveling, Crawlspaces, and Structural Beams
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and associate editor Patrick McCombe about floor leveling, crawlspaces, and structural beams. The show is driven by our listeners, so please subscribe and rate us on iTunes or Google Play, and if you have any questions you would like us to dig into for a future show, shoot an email our way: [email protected]. Also, be sure to follow Justin Fink, Rob Yagid, and Fine Homebuilding on Instagram, and like the magazine on Facebook.
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The guys talked a bit about Occidental Leather, and I mentioned Buckaroo, an Australian leatherworks company during the show. On Instagram, I recommend following @the_toolbelt, which is dedicated to tool belts and the tools they carry.
“Outfitting a Tool Belt” by Patrick McCombe from FHB #225.
“Occidental Leather 5191 Tool Belt” by Justin Fink.
“Replacing a Rotten Lally Column” by Emanuel Silva from FHB #209.
—Straight Flush Saw
“Creating a Sealed Crawlspace” by Martin Holladay from FHB #252.
Building Science Corporation: Conditioned Crawlspace Construction, Performance and Codes
Green Building Advisor: Crawlspace Encyclopedia
“Remove One Wall and Join Two Rooms” by Mike Guertin from FHB #250.
HOW IT WORKS: Building Loads
Weyerhaeuser Forte Software: For sizing joists, beams, posts, or studs, Forte software performs load calculations and identifies solutions for the conditions and geometry you input. Size for a specific spacing, member depth, or just the best economical fit.