tables for framing
- Calculations are based on 40 psf (pounds per square foot) live load with a 10 psf dead load, 50 psf total.
- Information about Southern yellow pine comes from the Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide (DCA6) from the American Wood Council.
- Information about Alaskan Yellow Cedar Glulams comes from Boise Cascade.
- Information about Trex Elevations steel framing system comes from Trex.
These charts provide common – but not complete – deck framing information. Please check with the local building department for the requirements that apply to your project. Click here for a list of Denver Metro Area building departments.