Boards & Dimensions

Western Red Cedar Redwood Ipe

The term “Boards” typically refers to all materials that are 1x(one by) which typically measure approximately ¾” in thickness. The most common boards are 1x4 and 1x6 which are often used for trim. Lee Roy Jordan Lumber carries boards ranging from 1x2-1x12 and depending on the species they can be smooth four sides(S4S) or smooth one face and two edges(S1S2E).

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“Dimensional lumber” is most often 2x(two by) material which if in the rough can measure a full 2 inches or sometimes 1 ¾” in thickness. 2x material that is surfaced four sides(S4S) usually measures 1 ½” thick. The most common dimension sizes are 2x4 and 2x6.