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0288 Column Sizes - Floors - Columns
 
0288 Column Sizes - Floors - Columns -

Image Text: Wood columns > beam > built-up column: made up of 2 inch wide members > bolt with 3/8 inch diameter bolts at 16 inch centers or nail with 3 inch nails at 12 inch centers > column must be same width as beam > solid wood column: 5.5 inches by 5.5 inches minimum > solid wood column: 7.25 inch diameter minimum > Steel columns > beam > 3 inch diameter minimum > wall thickness 3/16 inch minimum > top and bottom plates 4 inches x 4 inches x 1/4 inch minimum or full width of beam > Concrete columns > 8 inches x 8 inches minimum > 9 inch diameter minimum > blocks should be 12 inches x 12 inches or 10 inches x 16 inches.

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