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Loft Stairs - Cantilevered Platform

by gbarron1
posted 01-10-2018 04:04 PM

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#1 posted 01-10-2018 06:08 PM

“Will this offer enough support?”

ummmmmm support for what ? a 250 pound person?
if 3/4” plywood with dado joints is used, I would feel very comfortable on it – - -
IF it had a handrail of some sort. kids and older adults
tend to fall off of stuff like that with bad results.
an engineer would have to design the load bearing portions to ensure safety for all.


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