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What is the weight per foot of 6 x 12 Douglas fir beam?

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July 22, 2008 3:36AM

Ball park? About 16 pounds per foot for your 6 x 12 Douglas fir beam. We all know that Doug fir will vary in moisture content and all that. And when you try to pin a density on it, the number skates around a bit. But having seen a half dozen different cites for the density, this one works well. And it's kinda "in the middle" of the pack.