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Using vertical rebar to suspend footing rebar for CMU stem wall - GreenBuildingAdvisor Inside Bar, Outside Bars, Cmu, Rebar, Concrete Blocks, Green Building, Solid Surface, Masonry, Beams

I will be pouring an 8" thick by 16" wide footing into the bottom of a 16" deep trench and then building a 32" masonry stem wall for the foundation of a small house. Code requires a continuous horizontal rebar 3" from the bottom of the footing and a vertical rebar with a 6" hook, also 3" from the bottom of the footing, every 48". I've cut and bent the verticals so that they will extend high enough to tie them to the horizontal #5 rebar resting in the 2-1/2" deep groove in the bond beam, but…