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Old 02-04-2011, 12:13 PM   #1
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Soffit build with metal tracks and 2x4 wood studs


Hey guys I'm getting ready to build some Soffits with the above materials. Essentially the "ladders" if you can visualize. When attaching the studs to the track do you recommend screws, finish nails, or 1/4 crown staples? Thanks!

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Old 02-04-2011, 01:11 PM   #2
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Hey guys I'm getting ready to build some Soffits with the above materials. Essentially the "ladders" if you can visualize. When attaching the studs to the track do you recommend screws, finish nails, or 1/4 crown staples? Thanks!
I'd use 1" drywall screws.
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:54 PM   #3
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Definitely screws.
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