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# How much weight can a 12 foot 2×12 hold?

## How much weight can a 12 foot 2×12 hold?

One 2×12 can support about 180 lbs. per foot or about 2,100 lbs. total for a 12′ span.

How much weight can a 2×12 ramp hold?

| A 2×12 can carry around 180 kg. per foot or about 2100 kg.

### How much weight can a 2×10 hold horizontally?

1,200 lbs.
Each 2×10 will support 1,200 lbs.

How much weight will a 2x12x20 support?

The 2×12’s would hold around 150 pounds per foot x length x spans but then you get into mode of rupture or elastics, dead weight live weight.

## How strong is 2×12?

A 2×12 can hold approximately 180 pounds per foot or approximately 2,100 pounds in total.

HOW FAR CAN 2 2×12 span?

A 2×12 with an E of 800,000 psi and Fb of 790 psi also works, since it can span 15 feet and 10 inches. Given a design span of 15 feet 1 inch and a 16 inch joist spacing, first determine which size lumber will work.

### Can a 2×10 support a car?

But a 2×8 or 2×10 will do fine. The bigger issue is them sliding off at an inopportune moment. A piece of angle screwed to them that latches on the tailgate, or trailer tail will usually solve the problem.

How much weight can a 2x8x6 hold?

The amount of weight a 2×6 on edge can hold depends on the wood species, its characteristics, duration, and span. The Codes allow for a 2×6 joist to support 53lbs per linear foot, which means an 8.5-foot length could support approximately 450-pounds across that length.

## Can a floor hold 1000 pounds?

Most of us don’t know how long our floor joists are. Let’s say you have a three foot wide safe that weighs 1,000 pounds, and your floor joists span 12 feet (which is typical). This three foot by 12 foot section of the floor was designed to safely carry a live load of 3 x 12 x 40 PSF, which equals 1,440 pounds.

How far can a 2×10 span without support?

Douglas fir 2-by-10 joists graded as “Structural Select” allows joist spans up to 21 feet for a live load of 30 pounds per square foot when spaced 12 inches apart, 19 feet 1 inch for 16 inch spacing and 16 feet 8 inches for 24 inch spacing.

### How far can 3 2X12 span?

Dimensional Lumber Deck Beam Span Chart

Joist Spans
Southern Pine 3-2X8 10′-7″
3-2X10 12′-9″
3-2X12 15′-0″
Douglas Fir-Larch, Hem-Fir, Spruce-Pine-Fir, Redwood, Cedars, Ponderosa Pine, Red Pine 3X6 OR 2-2X6 5′-2″

What weight can OAK support?

Maximum Compressive Strength

Table material Strength (Maximum load) / psi
Oak, White 7440
Mahogany 6460
Birch 8170
Fir, Douglas 7230