18 Mar '13, 2pm

Load sharing in double stud walls #green

I think it would difficult and impractical to design around splitting of hairs over the amount of shrinkage. Seasonally the wood changes with moisture content. It would also change by thermal expansion / contraction, and that would be a larger cycle for the outer wall by some small increment. But these are tiny amounts. A larger shrinkage is liable to be the initial moisture loss after the lumber is installed (in a relatively cold climate) especially across the width of planks. But, as I mentioned, if you have one wall load bearing, and other not; and if loading inadvertently falls on the non-load bearing wall, if won’t matter if the load bearing wall will re-assume the load once it drops the load by just 1/16 or 1/8 inch. If, as you suggest, you were to gap the non-load bearing wall to make sure that it never assumed a load, I would think that ¼” gap would be adequate and...

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