[Tagging] Do-it-yourself versus hardware stores

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 08:26:11 UTC 2016

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> Am 10.02.2016 um 15:04 schrieb Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>:
> Are we writing our own dictionary?

your links don't seem to bring much news into the discussion, especially as they aren't for "hardware store" or "diy store".

I also like Johns observation of diy stores selling the material as well, while hardware stores mostly not. Actually from my observation the hardware store sells some kind of material but others not (they'd sell wire and nails/screws, glue, paint and even small amounts of gypsum or cement, also smaller extruded metal profiles might be available, or chainlink mesh, but not wood or metal sheets or bigger metal profiles (for steel framework) or brick, or roof tiles or pipes or sinks or shower cabins, or tiles or ...


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