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12:11PM | 12/30/13
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I need to build a pony wall inside the house (cement slab foundation) that is 11 feet long, total height of 35 inches and finished width of approx 10 inches. Can I frame it with 2x10 lumber - bottom and top plate as well as studs? The 2x10 would give me an actual width of 9 1/4inches plus drwywall on both sides would be close to 10 1/4 inches. We live in Canada so I'm not sure that with the seasonal changes if this wide lumber would work or if it would twist and warp?

David, Moderator

10:36PM | 01/04/14
Member Since: 11/15/13
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I don't think you will have any problems. Especially if it is only 35" high. Should be ok once you apply drywall.
I live in Pennsylvania which has similar seasonal changes and have done this several times without any problems.
Thanks for stopping by
David
http://www.fixupthishouse.com
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