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Timber Talk

When talking timber it is good for everyone to be informed – so below is a table to understand just what is required.

When talking length…..timber comes in increments of 300mm, from 900mm up to 8.1m…… simply ask one of the friendly team when calling or via our contact page on this website….

Imperial Metric Imperial Metric
1 X 1 25 x 25 6 X 2 150 x 50
2 X 1 50 x 25 6 X 3 150 x 75
2 X 1½ 50 x 38 6 X 6 150 x 150
3 X 1 75 x 25 7 X 1½ 175 x 38
3 X 1½ 75 x 38 7 X 2 175 x 50
3 X 2 75 x 50 7 X 3 175 x 75
3 X 3 75 x 75 8 X 1½ 200 x 38
4 X 1½ 100 x 38 8 X 2 200 x 50
4 X 2 100 x 50 8 X 3 200 x 75
4 X 3 100 x 75 8 X 8 200 x 200
4 X 4 100 x 100 10 X 1½ 250 x 38
5 X 1½ 125 x 38 10 X 2 250 x 50
5 X 2 125 x 50 10 X 3 250 x 75
5 X 3 125 x 75 12 X 1½ 300 x 38
5 X 5 125 x 125 12 X 2 300 x 50
6 X1½ 150 x 38 12 X 3 300 x 75


If its Framing Timber that you require, some information in the table below will assist with your choices…..

SIZE T2 H2 CCA
70 x 35 yes yes
70 x 45 yes yes
90 x 35 yes yes yes
90 x 45 yes yes
140 x 35 yes yes
140 x 45 yes yes
190 x 35 yes yes
190 x 45 yes yes
240 x 35 yes
240 x 45 yes