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Model #161713

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2 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft. #2 and Better Kiln-Dried Heat Treated Spruce-Pine-Fir Lumber

  • Meets the highest grading standards for strength and appearance
  • Ideal for a range of structural or nonstructural applications
  • For interior or exterior use - can be painted, sealed, or stained
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Product Overview

Every piece of 2 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft. Kiln-Dried Heat Treated Dimensional Lumber meets the highest grading standards for strength and appearance. This high quality lumber is ideal for a wide range of structural and nonstructural applications including framing of houses, barns, sheds, and commercial construction. Perfect for projects that require structural dimensional lumber that meets building codes. It can also be used for furniture and hobbies, and comes in a variety of widths and lengths. As long as lumber is properly primed and painted or sealed and stained it can be used in exterior applications.
  • California residents
  • Each piece of this lumber meets the highest quality grading standards for strength and appearance
  • Lumber can be primed and painted or sealed and stained.
  • For interior or exterior use
  • Common: 2 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft.; Actual: 1.5 in. x 5.5 in. x 96 in.
  • Untreated Premium Grade
  • Note: product may vary by store
  • Click to learn how to select the right lumber for your project

Specifications

Dimensions

Actual Product Length (ft.)
8
Actual Product Thickness (in.)
1.5
Actual Product Width (in.)
5.5
Nominal Product Length (ft.)
8
Nominal Product Thickness (in.)
2
Nominal Product Width (in.)
6

Details

Fastener recommendation
Nails, Galvanized Nails, Screws, Construction Adhesives
Features
Paintable,Stainable
Lumber Grade
Stud
Material
Wood
Moisture content
KDHT
Texture
Smooth

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
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Questions & Answers

22Questions18Answers

how many 2x6x8 in a lift

Asked by Richard August 15, 2020
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189

Are the edges rounded or straight?

Asked by Matt July 10, 2020
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Rounded

Can I use the kd-ht 1/4 ee 708 2x4s to ship internationally?

Asked by justin March 13, 2020
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Yes, this kiln dried Spruce, Pine or Fir lumber is adequate for building wooden shipping containers...Check with the shipping company / carrier for their regulations on materials used, there could be an industry standard or several different regulations per shipping company...Also all shipping companies might have a regulation regarding fire proof or fire retardant materials...

Would this work for stairs ?

Asked by Hi January 25, 2020
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You would probably be better off using deck boards for stairs.

Is this wood strong enough to stand on it to oaint a ceiling . To. Use a a plsnk

Asked by Tim November 14, 2019
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Answer

The weight any size of lumber will support is based on the distance between the items supporting the lumber...2"x6" lumber is rarely used for staging or scaffolding, you would be safer to use 2"x8" lumber and far more safer to use 2"x10" lumber, 2"x10" and 2"x12" are normally the sizes used for staging and scaffolding...

is this wood good for decking and can it be stained and sealed?

Asked by Tony October 4, 2019
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It can be stained and sealed as I used it for raised garden beds and they have been through 2 seasons and are still holding up well. I used Behr Premium Solid Color Waterproofing Exterior Wood Stain and Sealer because I wanted a solid finish, but it comes in Opaque also. For a deck, I would use pressure treated deck boards because they will last longer. They stain and seal well with the above product.

can this be used to make a picnic table?

Asked by isenberg812 January 6, 2019
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Yes, however this lumber is not treated to prevent rot, you would need to stain or paint this lumber to prevent rot and damage due to being exposed the weather, remember to check the food safety warnings of any product you apply to a picnic table...Your project would be safer if you used a wood that naturally resists rot and insects, such as redwood, cedar, mahogany or teak, which can be sealed with mineral oil and bees wax...

What width 2? Do I need for a roof rafter 14ft long

Asked by Max October 20, 2018
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The size of your roof rafters depends on dead load, weight of roof sheathing, roof covering type, asphalt singles weight far less than slate or terra cotta tiles and allowable snow load...

What do the 2 x 6 x 8’ weigh?

Asked by MJ September 13, 2018
1
Answer

12 lbs each

how much for 15 2×6's to include delivery?

Asked by Jeff July 9, 2018
2
Answers

CHECK ONLINE OR CALL YOUR LOCAL STORE PRICES MY VARY ACCORDING TO AREA

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This board was smooth and easy to use. Cut like a charm. Easy to drill. Great replacement part fo...
This board was smooth and easy to use. Cut like a charm. Easy to drill. Great replacement part for my bunk beds.
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Worked great for my S10 Truck bed !!!
Worked great for my S10 Truck bed !!!
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Warped lumber
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Can you get some straight lumber. How about some pressure treated. More cart to load what you need all the carts were loaded for curbside
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low grade product
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Exact opposite what is described on the web site and very low quality and lograde very rough and high price
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good quality cuts and no holes from knots fallout
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unfortunately average
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Be prepared to spend time sorting through a jumbled mess to find a few usable boards.
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Calgary AB
Could have been better
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The wood was warped and cracked and had not been carefully picked.
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The planks had straight edges with no warping and the sales clerk made sure my order was ready and waiting before I had arrived for pickup! All in all a great experience! Cheers
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