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If you would have to built a bridge in place like pic-related with only wooden planks, various nails and wooden pillars, how you would make it done? What design you would use?
Consider the fact, that this place get flooded every spring.
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arch
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+1 for arch
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>>2380821
>>2380825
>wooden arch
But how?
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>>2380858
pay attention next time you go to McDonald's
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>>2380788
Using nails is a fool's game at any rate, for a structure like this you'll want to use screws, bolts or preferably all-wood joinery. Also, only wooden planks? You're not gonna have the option of, say, a concrete, stone, or brick foundation at the ends? The less you have your wood touching the water and the ground, the better potential longevity.

Design should depend on the loads you want to move over. For such a small creek, if you just want to walk over without getting your feet wet can probably get away with a little bridge without supports in the middle, maybe arched a bit if needed be. But if you're planning on moving cattle or cars over it, you'll need a lot more support which'll involve putting pillars in the ground and a generally flatter design.

I'd suggest you try to watch some letsplays of bridge building games, then some videos on load bearing construction. Cause if you need to ask such general questions about bridge building, you're not really ready yet.
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>>2380788
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>>2380949
Hi, shopanon!

Use pt 4x4s and deck boards. Make it straight, just build it higher than the flood height and put steps.
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>>2380788
Chop down 2 trees, at least 10" in diameter at the smallest, and 6' longer than the stream. Put the ends up on smaller logs or ideally rocks, to keep the ends from rotting out with ground contact. Then, add some planks and you're g2g
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>>2380788
What is this?
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>>2381068
WTF happened to my image?
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>>2380788
>how you would make it done?
Pay attention to class, 12 year old.
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I would use concrete
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>>2380788
go to the do it for me board. this is do it yourself.
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>>2381071
Old bridge
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>>2381436
Finally, there we go lol. Take that down and rebuild in the same spot. If you have the right saws and such you can make a nice sturdy as fuck arch. If not you can do a nice log bridge like >>2381075 suggested, it's cheap and sturdy and will last a few generations if it's elevated properly, although you really should have rails on both sides for safety and bridge structural integrity.
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>>2380788
Check out Da Vinci's self supporting bridge
Scalable, easy to do yourself if it ain't to big, sturdy as fuck, looks good if your thumb ain't planted firmly in your ass
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>>2381623
Here's a pic of the general idea, you can make it look better though
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>>2381627
too steep for a towing a trailer over
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>>2381657
>towing a trailer
Why didn't you say you needed it to support a vehicle in the first place?
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>>2381657
lmao the difference between building a footbridge and a truck-bearing bridge is colossal. You're in way over your head; I'd advise reconsidering this plan before you end up with a truck in the river or dead.
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>>2382051
>Why didn't you say you needed it to support a vehicle in the first place?

Because posting details is impossibru for zoomers who expect everything is the same everywhere.

Great movie as was its ancestor BTW.
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>>2380788
I bait my creek with old washing machines then it fills up with BMPs. After their turrets fly off it's easy to plank over the hulls.
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>>2381657
Nah, it's just walking bridge.
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>>2380788
>>2380788
>>2380825
>>2380949
>>2381071
>>2381436
>>2381627
This thread gives me comfy Calvin & Hobbes vibes
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place rocks as base, lay logs, nail planks
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>>2380788
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>>2380788
Is there a reason why I'm limited to wood? Because I wouldn't use wood.
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>>2383320
Money, time, required skills etc. Plenty of them.
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>>2383320
I'm building a causeway of rocks across the river next to my house
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>>2384414
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>>2384417
Getting about 4-5 ft done in a few hours on sunny afternoons
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One of the 3 bridges I built across the stream on my land. Having a limitless supply of stone is nice.
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>>2384434
I hope somebody knocks hat gayass cairn over.
Bridge looks chill tho.
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>>2381602
Damn that's some serious wood bending

>>2384462
> pure /out/ autism
I think you are lost fren
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>>2384477
I understand their sentiment when it's public land, but I do whatever I want on my own.
Here's another one of my bridges.
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>>2384477
>>2384573
It still destroys the habitat of whatever was living under the rocks.
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>>2384579
Nature is overrated sometimes. Before
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>>2384580
After
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>>2384579
Do you really think that at the scale these miniature bridge buildings are happening that it's that big of a problem to be upset about?
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>>2381657
>He needs more than two logs
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>>2384617
picrel is 3 logs
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>>2384581
proper forest management practices do wonders
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>>2384573
>I do whatever I want on my own.
I've had clients that held that attitude.
Court's not a fun place to be told you don't own the stream.
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>>2382995
nope
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>>2384733
How many logs come from a tree. If you cut a tree down you have a log, if you cut that log in half is it 2 logs, or 2 half logs.
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>>2382919
That looks like the park I used to live in, in British Columbia.
Cozy indeed.





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