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This article was written at a time when light-gauge steel framing was emerging as an alternative to dimensional lumber in residential construction. The author discusses how this material can be used to build interior partition walls. He offers a general discussion of framing and fasteners as well as technique for building some simple walls.
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A summary of framing details for strength and energy efficiencyby Rob Thallon
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