What sizes does planed timber come in

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Links to our Planed Square Edge cutting lists:

Sawn/Planed Standard Boards

Timber Planed all round [PSE]

Some more articles and links we have found that may be usefull:


Timber PSE - Planed Square Edge Pine, Hardwood and Oak

Planed-all-Round Scandinavian Redwood - Planed Scandinavian Whitewood - Planed White Oak - Planed Dark-Red Sapele Hardwood - 25mm, 38mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm nominal planed size Scandinavian Softwood Timber in various widths - some in Whitewood, some in Redwood, some in both; Lengths are usually a random specifi­cation and can vary from 1.8 to 5.7 metres, but often heavy at 3.6 and 3.9 metres. Sometimes the timber is packaged to length; We then try to get 4.2 metres for anything to do with door casings.

Read More: https://www.jastimber.co.uk/planed-timber


Commonly Available PSE / PAR and sawn Timber Sizes

Wood sizes can be another minefield (after choosing unsorted U/S, IV etc), PSE or PAR is planed down from the stock sizes so the actual sizes are not what you think. The second table shows the finished sizes.

AND - Take a tip from me, check if you can get these actual sizes locally before designing and working out a complicated cutting list.

Read More: http://www.idostuff.co.uk/sections/DIY/Timber%20selection%206.html


PSE Standard sizes: thicknesses, widths and lengths

Dimensions mean nominal sizes with the moisture content of the sawn timber at 20%.

The most common lengths vary between 2.7 m and 5.4 m in steps of 300 mm. Other lengths and modules must be agreed separately. Thickness and width dimensions mean the nominal sizes of the timber at a moisture content of 20%.

Read More: https://www.woodproducts.fi/content/standard-sizes-thicknesses-widths-and-lengths

Planed Timber

As one of the UK's largest independent timber merchants, Builder Depot sells an extensive range of premium quality, smooth-planed hardwood and softwood PAR (planed all round) and PSE (planed square edge) timber. Our PAR timber and PSE timber is perfect for interior joinery projects and all applications requiring a smooth clean finish.

Read more: https://www.builderdepot.co.uk/timber-sheets/planed-timber


Timber Sizes

The timber industry has long operated in imperial sizes, and imperial terms are still in widespread use today. However legislation has outlawed the sale of goods in inches and feet, so timber is now sold in the nearest metric sizes to the old standard imperial sizes.

Timber is still widely bought in imperial sizes, while being sold in metric. For example 2x4 means 2"x4". Sellers will supply 50mmx100m, which is near enough identical. 2x4 and 4x2 are the same thing, with both terms in widespread use. Metric sizes are also sold that don't correspond to the popular imperial sizes.

For rough sawn wood the nominal size is normally very close to the real size supplied. However this isn't so in all cases, especially when dealing with used wood. Its not unusual to find historic timber that's nearer 1.5" x 3.5", but still tends to be described as 2x4.

Planed wood is a little smaller than rough, usually by about ¼" or 5-7mm each way. 2x4 PSE is simply 2x4 rough sawn that has been planed to make it smooth.

When timber is sold in metric, the stated size is the size you get.

Read More: http://wiki.diyfaq.org.uk/index.php/Timber_basics


Timber Standard Lengths & Widths

he timber industry goes back many hundreds of years and some the historic methods of sales and sawmilling are still used today. A mixture of imperial & metric sizes and volumes are commonplace.

Read More: http://www.eeolley.co.uk/standard-lengths-widths/


Sawn and Treated Timber – Everything You Need to Know.

What is Sawn and Treated Timber? Softwood timber (normally redwood timber) that has been pressure impregnated with a preservative to protect the timber against insect attack and fungal decay.

Read More: https://www.mpmoran.co.uk/blog/2019/08/06/sawn-and-treated-timber/


 Links to our Planed Square Edge cutting lists:

Sawn/Planed Standard Boards

Timber Planed all round [PSE]

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Posted on Friday 17 September 2021 at 11:46


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