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Question DetailsAsked on 8/10/2017

how many 2x6x10's are requird to frame in a 1600 sq ft pole barn

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Whatchya trying to do, put all the architects, structural engineers, and construction estimators out of business ?


Plus no way to answer that question - are you talking single story or 2 or 3 story for that 1600 SF, loft, what configuration, interior wall locations and sizes if 2x6 rather than 2x4, basement or not, does that number include floor or attic joists or rafters, etc. (Oops - you said 10' - so at least rafters and probably floor joists are out of the count because of the short length).


And of course, you have a lot of other materials needs other than 2x6 - both in different dimensional lumber and maybe 2x10x other lengths too.


You will undoubtedly, in almost all areas, need stamped plans and specs from an architect or structural engineer (usually the former is used to do house plans because you need HVAC and plumbing and elecrtrical and architectural finishes and such plans as well) to be able to get a building permit, and also for contractors to bid to and for the successful one to build to, so start with an architect.

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