A: Pressure treated is recommended if the wood is used outdoors. If wood is kept dry it doesn't need the extra protection. Wood that is exposed to the elements may eventually decay.
A: 2 x 8s are often used for floor joist. However, the appropriateness depends on factors including design, load, spacing, and span. Best to check with a qualified engineer when working with load bearing members.
A: Please call your local store and inquire.
A: I realize you must mean can Home Depot precut the piece of wood for you. And I'm sure under some extenuating circumstances that some homebody manager would approve however it is not standard practice. Generally, "no" would be the answer.
A: Fb- Bending design value is 925 psi
|Name||2 in. x 8 in. x 12 ft. #2 Prime Kiln Dried Southern Yellow Pine Lumber||2 in. x 12 in. x 10 ft. #2 Prime Kiln Dried Southern Yellow Pine Lumber||2 in. x 8 in. x 16 ft. #2 Prime Kiln Dried Southern Yellow Pine Lumber||2 in. x 12 in. x 16 ft. #2 Prime Kiln-Dried Southern Yellow Pine Lumber|
|Nominal Product H x W (In.)||2x8||2x12||2x8|
|Nominal Product Length (ft.)||12 ft||10 ft||16 ft||16 ft|
|Lumber Grade||#2 prime||#2 prime||#2 prime||No. 2|
|Wood Species||Southern Pine||Southern Pine||Southern Pine||Southern Pine|
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