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two by fours
noun as in beam
Two pieces of four-by-four-inch timber each fifteen feet long should be made for sills by nailing two-by-fours together.
The sills, which are four inches by four inches, are also supposed to be made by nailing two two-by-fours together.
This fender is made of two two-by-fours set on edge and cross pieces let in near each end.
When this has been done, cut four two-by-fours twenty-eight inches long.
As may be seen, there are three two-by-fours on each side (Fig. 222).
On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to two by fours, such as: girder, joist, piling, pillar, plank, and pole.
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