Unformatted text preview: for sheathing instead of wood paneling. 4. A perspective code allows a contractor to determine what gauge steel members will be required without having to consult an engineer. 5. Light wood framing and light gauge steel framing have similar advantages and disadvantages. Wood framing has better insulation properties and is used mainly in residential for this reason. Steel members are lighter, straighter, and not susceptible to insects. Steel framing is also noncombustible....
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- Spring '08
- Woodworking, light gauge steel, gauge steel framing