# How long is a standard 2x6?

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North American Standard 2-by Lumber

Nominal Size (inches) | Actual Size (inches) | Actual Size (mm) |
---|---|---|

2 x 2 | 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 | 38 x 38 |

2 x 3 | 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 | 38 x 64 |

2 x 4 | 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 | 38 x 89 |

2 x 6 | 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 | 38 x 140 |

Similarly, what is the length of a 2x6?

Actually, the nominal **size** is often never the actual **size**. 1x4 are 3/4″ x 3–1/2″, 2x4 are 1–1/2″ x 3–1/2″. Again, **2x6** are 1–1/2″ x 5–1/2″.

Board | Stud* | 14' |
---|---|---|

2x3 | ||

2x4 | $1.90 | $4.72 |

2x6 | $3.70 | $5.89 |

Accordingly, how long is a 2x6x8?

Standard pre-cut wall studs are: 92 5/8" for 8' walls, 104 5/8" for 9' walls, 116 5/8" for 10' walls.

In Canada and the United States, the **standard** lengths of **lumber** are 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24 feet (1.83, 2.44, 3.05, 3.66, 4.27, 4.88, 5.49, 6.10, 6.71 and 7.32 meters). For wall framing, "stud" or "precut" **sizes** are available, and are commonly used.