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Buckminster Green LLC added this to Meet the Studs
All two-by lumber is 1½ inches thick, and all one-by lumber is ¾ inch thick, but you can't just subtract ½ inch from the nominal width to get the finished size of other boards. For instance, a 2-by-8 is 1½ by 7¼ inches wide. These measurements will become second nature after a while, but until then bring a tape measure to check.