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How much weight can a piece of lumber hold?

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2007-06-26 21:17:25
2007-06-26 21:17:25

That depends entirely on the physical characteristics and construction of the lumber. There is simply no way of answering this question without more info. A two-by-four (2x4) will support more weight than a similarly loaded one-by-three (1x3). A 2x4 will support a greater load on its two-inch face than on its four-inch face.

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