How thick is a 2 x 4?

How thick is a 2 x 4?

A piece of surfaced (sanded smooth) 2×4 lumber actually measures 1½ inches thick and 3½ inches wide. In rough-cut condition, a 2×4 is slightly less than 2 inches thick and approximately 4 inches wide. When wood is milled from a rough to a smooth surface, it loses about ¼-inch from each of its four sides.

How many eggs to Octopus lay at a time?

Octopuses lay 56,000 eggs at a time. The mother spends six months so devoted to protecting the eggs that she doesn’t eat. The babies are the size of a grain of rice when they’re born.

How are Teddy and FDR related?

Distantly. They were fifth cousins to each other. However, Franklin’s wife, Eleanor, was Theodore’s niece (the daughter of his brother Elliot). This makes her more closely related to Theodore than Franklin was.

Do penguins have tongues?

Penguins have very specialised tongues that are rarely seen since they don’t extend out of the beak. Penguins tongues are covered with lots of little spiky spines that all point backward into the throat so that when a penguin catches a fish it is gripped by the spines and cannot escape.

What city has the most fountains?

Kansas City, Missouri, is often abbreviated as KC (abbreviations often refer to the metro area). It is officially nicknamed the City of Fountains. With over 200 fountains, the city claims to have the second most in the world, just behind Rome.

Where is the largest banyan tree in the world?

The Great Banyan is a banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, near Kolkata, India. It was the widest tree in the world[citationneeded] in terms of the area of the canopy and is estimated to be about 1200 to 1250 years old.

What is GSE stand for?

GSE stands for Government Sponsored Enterprise and is generally used as a generic reference for organizations chartered by the government to facilitate the flow of money into mortgage products. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae are examples of GSEs.

What do you call a group of Unicorns?

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. Twelve or more cows are known as a flink. A group of frogs is called an army. A group of rhinos is called a crash.