I plan to build a “loft”, 15’x7′, in my pole barn for a desk and light storage area. On the 15′ sides one will run from one 6″x6″ post to another and the other 15′ side will be a ledger board against a wall framed with 2″x6″‘s 24oc. Floor joists will be 2″x8″‘s running across the 7’ side, decking 5/8″ osb. I planned to use 2 2″x12″‘s (one on each side of the 6″x6″) to go from one 6″x6″ to the other 15’ away. Am I overbuilding?
By connecting the home to the detached garage, the architects of this hillside home made space for a home office and guest area.
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