Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

Rock Veneer Support on timber

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

I have a situation where I have an exterior stud wall that is covered with rock veneer.  The wall has a low parapet, just a couple of feet above the roof, where the veneer will also be located on the interior face of the parapet.  I can’t find anything in the IBC that would tell me I can’t support the small height of rock veneer, on the interior of the parapet, by a ledger of some sort, which will be attached to the stud wall.  2304.12 tells me that I have to check the wood members for long term deflection.  Is there any restrictions that I haven’t found?



Joe Grill