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    Over 20 years ago, on a vinyl siding job, I screened in a deck that had a shed roof.

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    We're considering through-bolting LVL lumber to both sides of a steel I-beam. We'd install the resulting composite beam flush at midspan in an existing floor system, with the LVL providing convenient nailing for joist hangers. Can we assume that the combined load-bearing values for LVL and steel...

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    As part of a job finishing a side-porch addition to a Victorian home, I had to reproduce six decorative corbels.