|Forum topic by playsk8r||posted 297 days ago||566 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
297 days ago
I am building a new wall to partition my shop. THe area that I wan to partition from the basement is 11’(roughly) wide. Normally, I would have just proceeded with the construction and have been done two weeks ago. But there’s a problem. About 8 feet down the wall area, on the underside of an I beam there the main duct from my furnace. It gets extremely hot, and putting raw wood beside it wouldn’t be a good idea. I have two thoughts on how to proceed.
Idea 1: I just build 1/2 of the wall, stopping about three inches away from the duct, and use some sort of curtain like material for the rest of the wall
Idea 2: Use some sort of insulating material around the ductwork and then build the wall like normal, framing around the main duct
Thanks in advance for any help you guys could give me