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Old 04-19-2013, 01:48 PM
 
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Looking for someone to build a clean room with 2x4 wood framing in an existing corner with concrete walls. So, only two 20' walls needed. Figured I would check here first before looking on craigslist.

Will provide all material. Any inexpensive people you CDers suggest before I download plans off the internet and attempt to do it myself?
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Old 04-19-2013, 01:54 PM
 
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Old 04-19-2013, 01:58 PM
 
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Lol they'd probably do a much better job than me.
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:10 PM
 
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Any electrical required? If not consider doing it yourself. It's not that tough until you get to the drywall finishing. It can be tricky getting the seams covered and smoothed. You might consider doing everything yourself except that part. If you have strength problems you might not want to hang the drywall either, it can be heavy.

If you're working on a concrete slab (I figure you are) then you can either use a good construction adhesive to glue the base to the floor (open the windows and turn on a fan!) or a nail gun that uses 22 caliber "bullets" to drive nails into the concrete. Wear ear protection if you do this!!!

You build the wall a little short of the full height on the floor then tip it up into place and shim it at the top so it will stay. Test this before you put the adhesive down if that's what you use to be sure it all fits correctly.

There are places on the Internet to learn proper building techniques. If I lived there I'd come over and help.

Edit: I looked at a site that did it differently. They put the top plate and base plate in then framed to them. They shimmed each stud if required and used a metal bracket to hold the studs to the plates. An easier job if you're working alone as lifting a 20 ft wall is not a one-man job

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