Atypical squash block orientation

(Peter W. Bennett, NJ Lic# 24G100037100) #1

The blocks are not immediately next to the TJI joists, which I have never seen before. Anyone know if this is a defect? Thanks.

(Marcel R. Cyr, CMI) #2

http://www.builderup.com/article/I-Joist-Squash-Blocks

(Peter W. Bennett, NJ Lic# 24G100037100) #3

Thanks Marcel! I knew there was an issue. The link was perfect!

(Larry Kage, CMI) #4

This is how we’ve done it up here: (From Marcels link.)

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