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# What is the length of a 8 stud?

## What is the length of a 8 stud?

92 5/8 inches
A: West Coast: Tim Uhler, lead framer for Pioneer Builders in Port Orchard, Wash., responds: Here, precut studs for 8-foot walls are 92 5/8 inches, which makes the overall height of the wall framing roughly 97 1/4 inches with three plates (two top and one bottom).

## How long is a 8-foot 2×4?

x 8 ft.; Actual: 1.5 in. x 3.5 in. x 96 in….What is the standard length of a 2×4?

Series Name N/A
Common Length in Feet 8-ft
Common Length in Inches 96-in

## How long is a stud in a wall?

When a home is framed, the wall studs are usually spaced 16 or 24 inches apart. If you start in a corner and measure out 16 inches and you don’t find a stud, you should find one at 24 inches.

## How many inches is an 8-foot wall?

An 8-foot stud is 92 and 5/8 inches long, which is more than 3 inches short of 8 feet, but the standard interior wall also consists of a floor plate, which is 1 ½ inches high, and two ceiling plates that add an additional 3 inches to the wall height. This gives you a rough-framed wall height of 97 and 1/8 inches.

## How long is a 9 ft stud?

Wall Studs In homes with 9-foot walls, the studs are 104 5/8 inches. Homes with a wall height of 10 feet use pre-cut studs at 116 5/8 inches. When there is a single bottom plate and a doubled top plate used, this gives an approximate height of 8, 9 and 10 feet for the home’s walls.

## How much does an 8 foot 2×4 cost?

A green-lumber 2-by-4 with a length of 12 feet weighs 20 pounds. A pressure-treated 2-by-4 that is 8 feet long weighs 17 pounds. A pressure-treated 2-by-4 that is 12 feet long weighs 26 pounds….How much does a 8 foot 2×4 cost?

Board Stud* 8′
2×4 \$1.90 \$2.16
2×6 \$3.70 \$3.84

## Are 2x4x8 actually 8 feet long?

Pre-Cut Stud: 92 5/8” Sometimes called a “pre-cut stud,” it’s a little shorter than a full 8′ board, which makes it perfect for building an 8′ wall (hmm?).

## How far apart are wall studs in a house?

The general spacing for wall studs is 16 inches on center, but they can be 24 inches.

## How long is a 10 ft stud?

Wall studs for standard walls of 8 feet are 92 5/8 inches. In homes with 9-foot walls, the studs are 104 5/8 inches. Homes with a wall height of 10 feet use pre-cut studs at 116 5/8 inches.

## How much is a bundle of 2×4 cost?

There are about 294 2x4s in a bundle. This is based on a bundle size of 1,568 foot board measures. One 2x4x8 is equal to 5.33 foot board measures….How much is a bundle of 2×4?

Board Stud* 12′
2×3
2×4 \$1.90 \$3.73
2×6 \$3.70 \$4.86

## What’s the standard length of a wall stud?

Historically, wall studs were available standard lengths given in an integral number of feet (e.g. 8′, 9′, 10′). Similarly, home ceiling heights are often given in even number of feet (e.g. 8′, 9′, 10′).

## How tall should drywall be with 8 ft studs?

While pondering cutting 3-3/8 in. off each one, it occurred to me just to use full uncut 8-footers. The main drawback would be for the drywall installers. The walls would be 8 ft. 4-1/2 in. tall, requiring a 4-in.-wide strip to fill the resulting gap.

## How many studs do you need for a deck?

The default is 16″. Wall Stud Count (studs): The calculator computes the number of studs needed for the wall. Note: this number of studs does not include the base nor top plates since longer boards are often used for those. Compute the number of floor joists needed for a sub-floor or deck.

## How big should the studs be on a 2×4?

Remember: The regular OC stud spacing is 16, 19.2 or 24 inches. (OC spacing means measuring the distance between the centers of two adjacent studs .) If you would like to use the price section of our 2×4 calculator, you’ll also need to know: The estimated percentage of wastage.

## What is the standard size of a wood stud?

In the United States and Canada, studs are traditionally made of wood, usually 2″×4″ or 2″×6″ by name, however these historically traditional dimensions have been reduced but still carry the name of “two by four” and “two by six”. Typical dimensions of today’s “two by four” is 1.5″ x 3.5″.

## What is the standard size of a stud?

Dimensional Studs. Even though it’s called a two-by-four, the most common stud measures 1 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches.

## What is the actual length of a 2×4 stud?

First measure the length in millimeters. For bricks, plates, slopes, and other standard parts, length will generally be in an increment of 8mm. More accurately the dimension will be 8x – 0.2mm. The 2×4 brick will have a length of 8mm x 2 studs – 0.2mm.

## What are the dimensions of a wall stud?

The two most common dimensions for wall studs are 2-by-4 and 2-by-6. However, because the studs are planed down at the factory, a 2-by-4 is actually 1 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches, and a 2-by-6 is actually 1 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches.