Standard Duty 1/4" thick wood dock hardware. Standard Duty is the most popular hardware line for those wanting to construct a stationary or floating wood framed dock. This hardware is best suited for rivers and lakes with moderate wake, wave and current fluctuation. Standard Duty hardware features 1/4" thickness, hot dipped galvanized steel construction and accepts 1/2" carriage bolts for assembly. Standard hinges require the use 1" bolts or pins.