Making my own support beam

Old 03-03-19, 01:00 AM
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Making my own support beam

Hi I have a bungalow and I want to take down the main wall itís a 15 ft span the only weight it it carrying is the drywall and the 2x4s I was wondering it I could use 3 2x6x16 as a support any suggestions??
Old 03-03-19, 04:08 AM
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So, are you trying to say the wall is not load bearing? If so, why do you need a beam?

The maximum a 2x6 can span is about 11ft. You need to be thinking more about using 2x10.

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