# What lengths do 2×12 come in?

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## What lengths do 2×12 come in?

What length do 2×10 come in?

Nominal | Actual | Actual – Metric |
---|---|---|

2″ x 8″ | 1-1/2″ x 7-1/4″ | 38 x 184 mm |

2″ x 10″ | 1-1/2″ x 9-1/4″ | 38 x 235 mm |

2″ x 12″ | 1-1/2″ x 11-1/4″ | 38 x 286 mm |

3″ x 6″ | 2-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ | 64 x 140 mm |

## What lengths do dimensional lumber come in?

The most common lengths used in wall plating, window and door framing and bracing range between 8 ft and 16 ft. The other lengths of 18 ft to 20 ft are rarely stocked and rarely used because they are only usable in few unusual cases. Wall construction commonly requires 2-by-6 and 2-by-4 lumber.

## How long is a standard 2x4x8?

Because of this extra milling, a 2×4 no longer measures a full 2 inches by four inches….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 |

Grade | Stud |

## How long is a 2×8 board?

Nominal vs. Actual Measurements of Dimension Lumber

Nominal Size | Actual Size |
---|---|

2 x 4 | 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (38 x 89 mm) |

2 x 6 | 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (38 x 140 mm) |

2 x 8 | 1 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (38 x 184 mm) |

2 x 10 | 1 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (38 x 235 mm) |

## What is the maximum length lumber?

The length of a unit of dimensional lumber is limited by the height and girth of the tree it is milled from. In general the maximum length is 24 ft (7.32 m).

## What are standard stud lengths?

The most common dimensions of wall studs are 2-by-6 and 2-by-4. 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.

## How long is a 9 foot 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 long is a 10 foot 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 long can you get a 2×8?

In general terms, joists spaced 16 inches on center can span 1.5 times in feet their depth in inches. A 2×8 up to 12 feet; 2×10 to 15 feet and 2×12 to 18 feet.

## What are the dimensions of 2×4 lumber?

After a while, you’ll get the hang of dimensional lumber sizes what 2 by 4 actual dimensions means, and it will help for projects like building a deck.

## How big is 2 by lumber in inches?

North American Standard 2-by Lumber Nominal Size (inches) Actual Size (inches) Actual Size (mm) 2 x 6 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 38 x 140 2 x 8 1 1/2 x 7 1/4 38 x 184 2 x 10 1 1/2 x 9 1/4 38 x 235 2 x 12 1 1/2 x 11 1/4 38 x 286

## How big is a 1×10 lumber board?

That means a 1×10 is actually 3/4 inch in thickness by 9 1/4 inches. 2x Board Sizes 2×4 and 2×6 boards lose 1/2 inch in thickness and 1/2 inch in width before leaving the mill.

## How big is a 2×10 in inches?

That means a 2×10 is actually 1 1/2 inch in thickness by 9 1/4 inches.