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Or you could use staggered 2x4's on a wide plate offset like a party wall in an apartment building.  It would result in good sound barrier.
 
Bill Cain, S.E.
Berkeley CA
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Mark E. Deardorff <medeardorff(--nospam--at)cox.net>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Sent: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 13:05:14 -0700
Subject: RE: Thick wood walls

For thick walls I use wider studs. In your case I would use 2x8 or 3x8 studs
or an equivalent TrusJoist product.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: chuck utzman [mailto:chuckuc(--nospam--at)pacbell.net]
> Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 12:55 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Thick wood walls
> 
> A client wants some walls framed at 8" (in a "Mission" style house). How
> is that normally done?  I can envision several possibilities but don't
> know what's the least costly .   Thanks,
> Chuck Utzman, P.E.
> 
> 
> >
> >
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