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#1 posted 01-07-2013 03:05 AM

#1 Common is typically a hardwood grade. Maybe the pine was mistakenly in the wrong place . I don’t know.

Here are the typical lumber grades from best on down for


FAS and F1F Firsts and Seconds. Represents premium and finest grade from the log.

S&B Select and Better. Almost as good as FAS.

#1 Common Economical choice Typical uses. Workbenches,hardwood flooring,kitchen cabinets.

#2 Common More defects than #1 Common. Used in hardwood flooring and parts.

Softwoods. Best to worse.

No. 1 Construction Grade
No. 2 Standard
No. 3 Utility
No. 4 Economy
No. 5 Economy

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