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Using steel was fast for me

Posted by BobF on February 11th, 2000 01:49 PM
In reply to I want in on this one.....LOL by Ed Parker on February 11th, 2000 11:35 AM [Go to top of thread]

1) It was bc complaining about the time, not me.
2) I was able to get ALL the steel I needed in one load of my small pick-up. Even had room left over for the dozen or so wood studs I got. Couldn't do that with wood studs. Steel was in a MUCH smaller pile than wood would have been.
3) Only took 1/2 can of spary adhesive
4) Plywood used was scrap I had laying around the workshop.
5) Framing with the 100 or so steel studs took less time than framing the one wood stud wall. Did one wall in wood because I was going to hang cabinets. Then I learned how to do it in steel. Oh well - next time.
6) I don't think the "average" DIYer is familiar with wood framing either. Depends on how you define average, I guess (mean, median, or mode?).

Finally I agree - use what you are comfortable with using.

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