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Old 09-01-2010, 11:44 AM
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Where can you buy metal studs, metal track and related for outdoor kitchen framing? thanx.

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Old 09-02-2010, 10:48 AM
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I would try Home Depot or Lowes.

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Old 09-02-2010, 01:41 PM
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What way is there to estimate hardware costs (as a percentage of lumber) by rule of thumb for this kind of project: Lumber framing for outdoor kitchen island.

Also, what's the cheapest item I can use to raise wooden posts off a concrete slab? Prefer a metal item? thanx
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:19 PM
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look for a drywall supply company. they offer different guage metal. I got some pretty hefty guage metal for my roof.

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Old 09-12-2010, 10:31 AM
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"Also, what's the cheapest item I can use to raise wooden posts off a concrete slab? Prefer a metal item? thanx"

Look for one of these (post base):
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