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Posted on Help pricing lumber please. I'm a wood working newb.

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#1 posted 04-22-2011 02:42 PM

The 4/4”, 6/4”,8/4” rule is typically in reference to rough-cut lumber. Depending on the sawmill 4/4” lumber is usually cut out of the log between 1 1/16” to 1 1/8” thick to allow for shrinkage, cupping/warping, and still being able to mill the board to a 3/4” finished thickness.

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