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    Understanding the actual lumber dimensions

    September 13, 2018 Sharewoodworking

    Most woodworkers are confused how lumber products are sized. If you expect a 2 x 4 stud to measure 2 inches by 4 inches, you’ll realize it actually measures 1 1/2 inches x 3 1/2 inches. This is also true for 1×6 boards as the actual measurements are 3/4 inch x 5 1/2 inches. So…

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