06:53AM | 11/30/05
Member Since: 12/15/02
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I have the frame ready for the subfloor (OSB t&g). It is out of square. I cannot figure out how to layout/laydown the 4x8 OSB. Which corner do I start in? Do I start with full piece?

doug seibert

03:39PM | 11/30/05
Member Since: 08/10/02
842 lifetime posts
OSB has a grain and strength along its long dimension.......Establish a straight chalkline exactly perpendicular to the floor joists within 48" of the deck's edge.....

Start the full OSB sheets along this line.....the long dimension crossing the sure the ends of the sheet fall on the middle of each joist for bearing........stagger additional rows "running bond" style.....

with T&G there's little room for error......trim/cut outside edges to the frame.......
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