Asked in Building and Carpentry
What is the weight of a standard 2x4?
It varies. Is it yellow pine,spruce,and wet or dry ? A 2X4 Spruce/ Pine/ Fir KD 1.375 lbs per foot ( Used for interior building in projects New England ) 2x4 Pressure Treated southern yellow Pine 2.175 lbs per foot. (Used for exterior building projects ie. Deck railings) That actual weight will vary depending on exactly which species, and how dry / wet the wood is. But these are generally excepted weights we use in calculating shipping weight for these types of wood. ...
Asked in Theater
How much does a 2X4 weigh per foot?
2x4's weigh approximately 1.21 pounds per foot. So an 8 Foot 2x4 = 9.68 pounds 12 Foot 2x4 = 14.52 pounds 14 Foot 2x4 = 16.94 pounds Just take 1.21 pounds times the length of the board and this will give it it's overall weight. This is for pine boards. ...
Asked in Mechanical Engineering
Is pine bullet proof?
It depends - logically - on the caliber of the bullet, and the thickness of the pine. A deer rifle bullet will penetrate a 2x4 with no difficulty, and may or may not penetrate a 4x4. A .22 will penetrate neither, a .50 machine gun bullet will penetrate an 8x8. Loosely speaking, I would not consider pine to be a bulletproof material. ...
Asked in Ammunition
How far will a 22 caliber bullet penetrate into wood?
Depends on WHICH .22 bullet, what it was fired from, what kind of wood, and at what distance. .22 CB caps, fired from a pistol, at 20 ft, will bounce OFF a pine 2x4. A high velocity 40 gr .22 LR, fired from a rifle, will penetrate about 1 inch in the same 2x4. ...