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Re: Pocket door in a wood shear wall

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If holdowns are required, wouldn't you use the reduced arm for uplift resistance?  What about the sill plate?  Something to think about...
 
David Topete, PE
SF, Calif

Joseph Harouni <jharouni(--nospam--at)sbcglobal.net> wrote:
Hi,
Does anyone have experience with Pocket Doors in wood shear walls? The
architect shows a 2x4 on one side and flat 2x4 on the other side of the
door, the gap is 1 inch.
Thanks,
Joseph Harouni


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