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Epoxy/Fiberglass Wrap for repair of Cantilevered Wood member?

  • 1.  Epoxy/Fiberglass Wrap for repair of Cantilevered Wood member?

    Posted 08-22-2019 17:09
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    I am working on a 70 year old historic home of the Monterey Style, which has a five foot deep cantilevered balcony across the front as a signature element.  One of the nominal 4x10 members was repaired a couple of decades ago by a carpenter using a 'zig zag' joint about 3 feet from the supporting wall, and not surprisingly the end of that member has sagged considerably.  Does anyone have experience trying to repair a member using expoxy and fiberglass wrap to create a 'moment connection'?  I've used the Abatron line for major structural repairs in the past with success, but not when moment resistance was required.

    Michael Malinowski FAIA
    Sacramento CA
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