I sized the wooden posts, beams and purlins of my
corrugated-steel-roofed sheds for a snow load of 60 pounds per square
foot. They have also held up well to hurricanes and large falling oak
There are many load tables and calculators like this on line.
Pressure-treated wood is often southern yellow pine (SYP).
Then it's labelled SPF, spruce/pine/fir.
I buy a little extra and put away the planks that dry straight to make
replacement exterior door and window frames.
I wasn't aware that SPF came in channel or square pipe[sic], guys.
And why aren't you doing this guy's homework for him, anyway? He
needs all his time to party on Christmas Break. Oops, sorry. That's
Holiday Break. Can't be religious. (unfair to Muslims/atheists) ;)
I'd go with SIPs nowadays. Pre-insulated and you can hang a bit of
shelving on the inside without a problem. Rock solid, too.
For a metal framing, I'd likely go square tube. Jus'cuz. What size
and wall thickness should I use, scplpurchase3? I won't tell you the
use for the building, what size it will be, what weather it's in, or
whether it will be insulated, either. Those details might completely
change your advice.
"I want you to build a boat for me. How much will it cost?"
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplacable spark.
In the hopeless swamps of the not quite, the not yet, and
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