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lathing for lean-to roof #12778761
06/03/18 07:51 PM
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Is there any reason not to use 2x4s? Most lathing you see is 1x4s, but why not use 2x4s for the added strength?


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Re: lathing for lean-to roof [Re: J.P. Greeson] #12778782
06/03/18 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted By: J.P. Greeson
Is there any reason not to use 2x4s? Most lathing you see is 1x4s, but why not use 2x4s for the added strength?


it should be ok
your fasteners have to penetrate at least 1/4" so they don't back out

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