## question about using 4x4 steel tubing to support a roof

### Strength of 4x4 3/16' Tubing over span of 20ft with weight

Jan 24, 2014 · The span is 23' by 20'. The span of 23' will be broken up with a support in the center. My question is that having 20' 4x4 tube steel with a wall thickness of 3/16" will it be able to support 300-360lbs of this span. My other question is if 2 people were to jump on this say 500lbs would this support the weight. Inclosed is some drawings. roof - How to calculate steel beam and posts size to To recap up to this point, removing the 2 center posts and replace it with a single steel beam spanning the entire distance, you will need to build a 4 post, self standing, cabana type roof. It can be against your house, and the roof can be integrated into your house, but it must be able to stand on its own.

### wood - How do I vertically connect two 4x4s on a deck to

Apr 17, 2015 · Put the two 4x4.s together and drill two 1/2 inch hole,s 8" from the top and bottom and install 1/2 inch threaded rod,s and use correct washer,s install nuts -last use metal mending plate,s with 2" screw,s front and back of post. roof support should Question about using 4X4 steel tubing to support a roof Jan 27, 2011 · 8/17/2021 2:03:53 AM. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Question about using 4X4 steel tubing to support a roof. ARCHIVED. Posted:1/21/2011 6:02:17 AM EDT. I am building a covered front porch on my house, it will be 32 feet wide and 16 feet deep. I was going to use 6X6 pressure treated posts and burying them in concrete about 2 feet down.

### I can provide you with the answer that comes is the result of college statics and dynamics classes. What I can not do is provide you with an answer3The exterior wall is the true support. Otherwise the 4x4 would be under the 2x? Load is transmitted vertical. Ya don't notch it. For each 4x4 rem1It seems to me that what you want to do is possible. A single steel beam can easily span 30 feet. Individual timbers are relatively inexpensive, bu0Call 3 or 4 contractors out asking for bids with details as to how they will do the job and if it will be approved by all local AHJ's.Tell them y0

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