Normal lengths are 3.0, 3.6, 4.2 & 4.8 metres; We keep a good selection of larger sized timbers in stock, up to 9×2″ / 47x225mm in the Easi-Edge, and 12×2″ / 47x300mm in an Unsorted Whitewood Rough-Sawn Carcassing timber; Longer lengths – 5.4 & 6.0 metres are available in the Rough-Sawn timber.

Standard **Timber Lengths** Softwood **comes** in standard **lengths** of 1.80m 2.10m 2.40m 2.70m 3.0m 3.30m 3.60m 3.90m 4.20m 4.50m 4.80m 5.10m 5.40m 5.70m 6.0m and 6.30m.

what is a 4 by 2 wood? Today, a “**2**×**4**” board starts out as something smaller than **2** inches by **4** inches and not specified by standards, and after drying and planing is reliably 1 ^{1}⁄** _{2}** by 3

^{1}⁄

**inches (38 mm × 89 mm).**

_{2}Consequently, what size is 4×2 timber?

Softwoods

Softwood Dimensional Lumber Sizes | |
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Nominal | Actual |

2 × 2 | 1½″ × 1½″ (38×38 mm) |

2 × 3 | 1½″ × 2½″ (38×64 mm) |

2 × 4 | 1½″ × 3½″ (38×89 mm) |

What size do pine boards come in?

Nominal vs. Actual Measurements of Dimension Lumber

Nominal Size | Actual Size |
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2 x 8 | 1 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (38 x 184 mm) |

2 x 10 | 1 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (38 x 235 mm) |

2 x 12 | 1 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches (38 x 286 mm) |

4 x 4 | 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (89 x 89 mm) |

### What is the common size of sawn timber?

Dimensions mean nominal sizes with the moisture content of the sawn timber at 20%. The most common lengths vary between 2.7 m and 5.4 m in steps of 300 mm.

### What is the difference between a plank and a strip of wood?

Strip flooring – This type of flooring is denoted by the thickness and width of the wood planks. Strip flooring has a set width, but the thickness can vary. Strip flooring ranges in thickness from 5/16 of an inch to 3/4 of an inch wide. It is available only in widths of 1 1/2 inches, 2 inches and 2 1/4 inches.

### How thick is a plank?

Usually made from sawed timber, planks are usually more than 1 1⁄2 in (38 mm) thick, and are generally wider than 2 1⁄2 in (64 mm).

### Does B&Q cut wood size?

Come in-store and make use of our timber cutting service at B&Q. We can cut your timber to the size you need, any day of the week. No appointment needed, plus your first 15 cuts are free.

### What are standard board sizes?

inch. 7/8 inch (22 mm) 13/16 inch (21 mm) 5/4 inch. 1 1/4 inch. 1 1/8 inch (29 mm) 1 1/16 inch (27 mm) 6/4 inch. 1 1/2 inch. 1 3/8 inch (35 mm) 1 5/16 inch (33 mm) 8/4 inch. inches. 1 13/16 inch (46 mm) 1 3/4 inch (44 mm) 12/4 inch. inches. 2 13/16 inch (71 mm) 2 3/4 inch (70 mm) 16/4 inch. inches.

### How thick is a standard floor board?

As a general rule – floorboards should be a minimum 16mm thick for joist centres up to 500mm and 19mm minimum for centres up to 600mm.

### What does Finished size mean timber?

Finished size = size after planing/machining. Cover = actual width a rebated/T&G board covers.

### How much does a 2×4 cost?

Lumber Prices: Estimating the Cost of Dimensional Lumber Board Stud* 8′ 2×3 $1.86 2×4 $1.90 $2.16 2×6 $3.70 $3.84

### How many MM is a 2×4?

Lumber Dimensions Nominal Actual Actual – Metric 2″ x 2″ 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ 38 x 38 mm 2″ x 4″ 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ 38 x 89 mm 2″ x 6″ 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ 38 x 140 mm 2″ x 8″ 1-1/2″ x 7-1/4″ 38 x 184 mm

### What size is 3×2 timber?

Normal lengths are 3.0, 3.6, 4.2 & 4.8 metres; We keep a good selection of larger sized timbers in stock, up to 9×2″ / 47x225mm in the Easi-Edge, and 12×2″ / 47x300mm in an Unsorted Whitewood Rough-Sawn Carcassing timber; Longer lengths – 5.4 & 6.0 metres are available in the Rough-Sawn timber.

### What is difference between c16 and c24 timber?

C24 graded premium structural timber offers greater strength than C16 timber, making it a more demanding grade that can handle higher loads and wider spans. It is the better-quality structural option because it can take up to 50% longer for these timbers to grow, meaning that they have more growth rings.

### How wide is a 4×4 post?

The lumber industry defines standard wood post sizes as 4×4 or 6×6. The outside dimensions of the standard 4×4 measure 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″, and the outside dimensions of the standard 6×6 measure 5-1/2″ x 5-1/2″.

### What size is 6×2 timber?

Normal lengths are 3.0, 3.6, 4.2 & 4.8 metres; We keep a good selection of larger sized timbers in stock, up to 9×2″ / 47x225mm in the Easi-Edge, and 12×2″ / 47x300mm in an Unsorted Whitewood Rough-Sawn Carcassing timber; Longer lengths – 5.4 & 6.0 metres are available in the Rough-Sawn timber – however, we can also

### What is a 2×4 called in metric?

If you go to a lumberyard, you buy 48×98 as everything is measured in metric, but in the daily speach most people still use the term 2×4, 2×8 aso. The Inch measurement is in use as long as we speak about size on TV(40″) and cartyres (15″).