I'm planning a walled enclosure for my WFO. I've been reading the threads about working with steel studs (no experience with them). The books and internet articles state that the steel studs (as everyone is using them, with standard framing techniques) are intended for interior, non load-bearing walls. The walls on a WFO support the roof. With cement board, and potential slate tiles, this roof might be rather heavy. Is this OK for the steel studs, or do I need to use a different technique (different gauge steel, different width, etc) for strength?
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