to calculate the load, you should use 40lbs per square foot for live loads (these are variable loads that are dynamic such as the weight of people and furniture) and 15 lbs per square foot for dead loads (this is the weight of the materials used for the construction of the deck) for a total load weight of 55 lbs per square foot.
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wood deck costs. having a wooden deck built can be a great way to increase the overall value of your home while also adding a great outdoor living space in the process. wood decks come in a variety of styles and sizes, and they can be made of many different types of wood. the average reported cost of a new wood deck is $5,620.
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1.5" x 5.5" x 10' = .5725 cubic feet per 2x6 with around 10 2x6's for the frame = 5.725 cubic feet x 52 = 297.7 pounds 650 297.7 = 947.7 pounds can vary greatly by moisture content and wood species, but a rough guess of 1000 pounds will be in the ball park.
although some decks are faced with unusual species, such as ironwood and tigerwood, most are still constructed of the softwoods cedar and redwood or pressure-treated pine. based on the densities of the two common wood species, a 12-foot length of 5/4-by-6 decking would weigh 12.83 pounds (redwood) or 10.54 pounds (cedar).
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