2x4s Aren’t 2×4. The History.

So I ran across this article from Harvard Design Magazine – the history of the 2×4 as it pertains to lumber/wood. Yeah – a bit of an odd post, but if you happen to shop your local hardware store/big-box, it is somewhat interesting.

TIL: they are 2x4s until they are ‘milled’ (basically, shaved smooth for sell).

Good read if you are a lumber or history buff … or simply board, er bored. Hah!

Posted: February 22nd, 2022
Categories: history
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