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diy001 07-13-2013 09:53 PM

2x4 size difference
I am framing my basement. I bought some 2x4s and I also kept some 2x4s from the old finished basement. I just found the actual width of the them are different. There are about 3 different measurements. The differences are about 1/8 to 1/16. Should I avoid mixing them?

oh'mike 07-14-2013 06:18 AM

Yes---save the odd ball ones for blocking or other uses---you will have trouble with drywall finishing if the studs are mismatched.

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