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  • material thickness for furniture

    so i decided i wana build a computer desk out of steel and wood. im gona make the basic frame out of steel thinking maybe 1x2? but what thickness would you guys recomend? i dont want it to be super heavy but at the same time its gota be somewhat strong. thanks.

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    I try to use .062 but most of the time its .125 wall tube because its easier to find for me. I see some companies use .032 or .045 but they prob have it special made...Bob

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    • #3
      16 gauge would be my choice.

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      • #4
        16 gauge my choice too.

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