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What is "Surfaced four sides" - Definition & Explanation

Lumber (timber) that is planed or jointed on all sides. Typically marked S4S. In Britian, known as Dressed all round (DAR). Lumber is also sold S2S (surfaced two sides with both edges rough), or S2S SLR1E (... Straight line ripped one edge), where one rough edge is sawn straight but may still have saw marks.

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