## What is a 2 x 4 in metric?

Metric/Imperial Table

Metric Imperial D4s
50 x 50 2 x 2 45 x 45
75 x 50 3 x 2 65 x 45
100 x 50 4 x 2 90 x45
125 x 50 5 x 2 115 x 45

### What size is 2 x 4 in mm?

A 4×2 would be (approx) 100mm x 50mm but, as I understand it, that is the milled rather than final measurement. Does the smaller metric size refer to the final measurement or does have nothing to do with a 4×2? Also Why are 2″x4″‘s really 1.5″x3. 5″?

What is the European equivalent of a 2×4?

If you go to a lumberyard, you buy 48×98 as everything is measured in metric, but in the daily speach most people still use the term 2×4, 2×8 aso. The Inch measurement is in use as long as we speak about size on TV(40″) and cartyres (15″).

What is a 2×4 in the UK?

I know from reading around that size wise this would roughly equate to the UK’s 44 x 96 and 25 x 44. One weird thing about dimensional lumber is that the size (ex. 2×4) is nominal, meaning that it’s only the approximate size. For example, a 2×4 is actually 1.5″ x 3.5″ (38mm x 89mm) in cross-section.

## What are the dimensions of a 2 x 4?

Nominal vs. Actual Lumber Size Chart for Softwoods*

Nominal Depth x Length Actual Depth x Length
2×4 1½” × 3½”
2×6 1½” × 5½”
2×8 1½” × 7¼”
2×10 1½” × 9¼”

### Is 2×4 the same as 2 4?

Two-by-fours are actually 1.5-by-3.5s. The same is true for most other wood cuts, which are all systematically smaller than their names would suggest. Here’s why. “Two by four is a colloquialism,” says Mark Stephens, the vice president of Woodworkers Source, an Arizona-based company.

How long is a 2 x 4?

What is a 2×4 in Australia?

2×4 = 35mm x 90mm. 2×5 = 35mm x 120mm. 2×6 = 35mm x 140mm. 2×8 = 35mm x 190mm.

## How far apart are European studs?

Studs, joists, and rafters are always spaced 60 cm (23.62 in) on center.

### What is 4×2 in timber?

4×2 treated timber (47 x 100mm) undergoes a preservative process of drying, treating and drying again, which makes it water resistant and can be used in building sheds, decking frames and other indoor or outdoor projects. Available in various lengths, individual or in packs of 121.

Is wood 2×4 or 4×2?

2×4 and 4×2 are the same thing, with both terms in widespread use.