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Posted by DR HOME on October 6th, 1998 07:35 PM
In reply to Replacing floor joist by Mark Drescher on October 5th, 1998 03:06 PM [Go to top of thread]

As Bruce has stated, you do not give enough
information to answer your problem correctly.
However, the 2x12 solution is a definite NO!
Once you notch out the ends of the 2x12 to fit
your 6" opening, you have altered the structural
integrity of the 2x12 to a mere 2x6 with extra
wood in the middle.

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