Dimensional lumber

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(Carp.) lumber for building, etc., cut to the sizes usually in demand, or to special sizes as ordered.
lumber, usually of pine, which is sold as beams or planks having a specified nominal cross-section, usually in inches, such a two-by-four, two-by-six, four-by-four, etc.

See also: Dimension, Lumber

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One easy method requires laying the piece of deerskin on a cutting surface (wood or plastic) and then laying a relatively rigid straight edge (dimensional lumber or brass bar) over the top along one edge.
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2 dimensional lumber, at least 20 boards from each location.
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The pergola is made from standard dimensional lumber, so you just cut the parts and screw them together--no special skills required.
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