What wood for attaching to floor joists

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What wood for attaching to floor joists

Post by curtains » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:11 am

I need to fix a 3" block of wood parallel to the floor joist so I can screw floorboards down but what wood would I need to use and what size screws should I use. I was thinking of screwing 2 pieces of cls together but would this be strong enough.
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Re: What wood for attaching to floor joists

Post by Ktuludays » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:51 am

2 x 3" cls should be fine. Pilot hole first and use 6 x 80's as a minimum. As long as it's solid when tightened then it'll be fine.

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