Lumber

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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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Make each frame by screwing together two 31 1/2-inch 2-by-4s and two 36-inch 2-by-4s with wood decking screws.
Using lag screws and corner braces, I then fixed two pairs of 7-inch-long 2-by-4 studs upright to the platform, leaving a 1-inch gap between the members of each pair.
Secure treated 2-by-4s to the perimeter of your floor or timber foundation, and mark out the location of your wall-rafter assemblies.
Cut a length of 2-by-4 to 15 13/16 inches long, and then rip it into 3/8-inch planks that each measure 3/8-by-1/2-by-1513/16 inches.
It operates on a wood beam 2-by-4 positioned upright with a cast iron metal track on top of the 2-by-4.
Al Mundle of RiverRidge favors a short length of 2-by-4.
Tape the level to the narrow side of the 2-by-4; use the board to level the surface.
Each type comes in sizes ranging from 2-by-4 to 12-by-18 and fits into a display unit.
Soon after, I had the distinct displeasure of being whacked in the face by a fellow wielding a 2-by-4. That, at least, is the sort of weapon that the soft-spoken emergency room doctor thought had caused my concussion and the two fractures in my face.
1, the Savings in Construction Act of 1996 would require metric units in the design of federal construction projects and the labeling of materials, but builders could continue to use existing materials (such as 2-by-4 boards).
Within three hours, my dad and I had the 2-by-4 frame up, and I installed the clear, corrugated polycarbonate roof panels.