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Re: Fixed base timber column

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On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Thomas Long wrote:

> I am designing a free standing trellis.  The footprint is about 100ft x
> 20ft.  The owner wants to use 10x10 timber columns, 10x12 beams with 4x8
> lattice at 36" o/c..... 

Why just make the entire structure out of TS8x8x1/4 ( or what ever) and
box in the steel tubes with 1x10's boards.

Ed.S.
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