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Posted on Any framers out there - need to cut a ceiling joist

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#1 posted 07-12-2012 01:14 AM

It will be fine if you do as I understood your intention of bridging (double 2X6) at the cut ends of the joists. And putting them 90 degrees to the joists. No problem. Doing it from below is not only easier, it is cooler.

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