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Wood sizing chart. Did you know a 2x4 is actually a 1 1/2" x 3 1/2"? --Yep...and a lot of other ACTUAL sizes. *Plus the metric conversion for each.

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How Much Do You Need: Lumber and Nails

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When you're building projects with dimensional lumber (2x4s, etc.), remember that the actual size of a board is always smaller than its "nominal" (stated) size. You can use this chart with common board sizes as a reference for your next project. via Kreg Jig

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Understanding Wood: 7 Things You MUST Know Before You Build With Wood

7 Things You MUST Know About Wood Before You Build or Refinish a Project - It's not as simple as just buying a piece of wood and building it. You have to consider how that wood is going to react in your environment. How much is the wood going to expand and contract? Here are the 7 things you should consider. - Thrift Diving

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