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Re: [Shop-talk] Floor repair

To: Robert nogueira <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Floor repair
From: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 10:04:55 -0500
Cc: Shop Talk <>
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I have done this with extra blocking as Brian suggests. 2x4 was plenty to
provide additional support. I was replacing water damaged plywood under my

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> On Dec 8, 2015, at 9:11 PM, Robert nogueira <> wrote:
> I've got a little section of a floor which is spongy. The floor is 3/4"
> plywood with a over lay of 1/4" plywood all on 16 inch centers.  The bad
> section is small and only between two joists. My plan was to cut out the
> section between the joists and replace it with new plywood. My question, is
> plywood stiffer between two joists  if a sheet spans several joists or will
> plan of one piece spanning between two joists be as stiff as a full sheet
> spanning several joists?
> Also, is plywood stiffer across its width or stiffer across its length
> I hope this all makes sense .
> Bob
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