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bio website sparr0.livejournal.com
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I am the typical "computer nerd", with skills in a number of programming languages and a wide range of computer hardware and software.

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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
Many of the pipes are 4+ feet away from the ceiling.
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comment How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall?
Does the wall surface not supply the necessary bracing?
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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
A drop ceiling adds sprinkler re-work cost greater than the current whole budget.
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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
Thanks. I always assume I'm going to use screws for wood construction, and need a reality check when it is time to use nails.
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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
This sounds like it will leave a gap in the wall all the way to the ceiling above each obstruction? Also, added a photo to the question.
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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
@Mike Perry I added a photo to the question
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revised How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
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comment How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
horizontally along the ceiling and existing walls as well as suspended 1-2 feet away from the ceiling. cross section ranges from 1" circles (electrical conduit) to 1' circles (hvac ducts).
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asked How do you frame a wall around existing pipes and ducting?
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comment How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall?
What will horizontal stiffeners do that the wall surface won't? If I am adding horizontal stiffeners, does bowing matter?
Jul
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comment How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall?
16-20 feet, partitioning rooms inside a warehouse with a grid of concrete columns.
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asked How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall?