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DIY Shed AsktheBuilder How to Check for Cupped Lumber Video

DIY Shed AsktheBuilder How to Check...
DIY Shed AsktheBuilder How to Check for Cupped Lumber

Tim Carter demonstrates how to use the straight edge of a framing square to check to see if a wide piece of lumber is cupped.

Cupped lumber is when there's a hollow spot on one side and a hump on the other side. You don't want a cupped piece of lumber as the outer band board of a floor joist system because it makes it harder to square things up.

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