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I've had fellow try the same thing.  For things like grade stakes they
can pull the stakes after the concrece is placed.  Leaving them in
place is not a good idea.  There has got to be an alternate way.  Keep

-----Original Message-----
From: Tarek Mokhtar <Tarek(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: 31 July, 1998 11:51 AM
Subject: Forming question

>I have a situation whereby the concrete contractor is forming grade
>for a foudation, and is intending to leave the wood stakes that is
>the forms
>after pouring.Now I am thinking this is not a good idea, since the
>will rot, and corrosion will follow soon after. The stakes are
holding the
>edge of
>the slab boards (to be poured later) as well as the hardware that
will go
>in the walls above, so there is a legitimate reason for there
>do others do in similar situations. your comments will be greatly
>Tarek Mokhtar, SE