Helping Hand Message board
is being replaced by -

Ask A Handyman
Please post new questions there.

| Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg |

A Handyman Helping Hand

Hang items from engineered joists

Posted By: Keith Drescher
Monday, 4 October 1999, at 5:55 p.m.

I want to hang something fairly heavy from my kitchen ceiling - a pot rack. I took a light fixture down and looked at the joists and they are the i-shaped engineered ones that use OSB in the center with approx 2x2 top and bottom pieces made from laminated sections.

Can I just put lag screw eyes in this as I would a dimensional lumber 2x6? Or do I need to build something to hang the rack from (difficult as there is a ceiling in the way!

Thanks, Keith Drescher

| Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg |

A Handyman Helping Hand is maintained with WebBBS 3.12. and proudly sponsored by Productive Connection