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#1 posted 960 days ago

4/4 means 1” nominal thickness, usually before surfacing. 5/4 is 1.25” nominal, 6/4 1.5”, etc. I’ve found for S2S (surfaced 2 sides) it usually comes in around 7/8” actual thickness.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumber#Hardwoods

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey http://davidwahl.org/category/woodworking/


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