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Re: WOOD - Stud Wall Splice

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suresh wrote:
> 
> One suggestion would be to provide a header along and on top of the existing
> double plates, strong/stiff enough to provide lateral stability to the 14' high
> wall; and build the cripple wall above this header.
> 
> Suresh Acharya
> http://www.baylinks.com/~suresh
> 

While this works concepturally, quite often the length of the wall is
such that horizontal deflection of the header is excessive. But if the
deflection and bending stresses work... it is an easy process.

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