Weighing a two by four on the scale

Forget estimates. This is the real weight of a two by four.

How Much Does a two by four Weigh?

two by four: 2 lbs., 0 oz.


  • A two foot section of pressure-treated 2x4.
  • this two-foot section weighed almost exactly two pounds, figure one pound per foot.


  • Imperial: 2 lbs., 0 oz.
  • Metric: 0.91 kg. ( 910 grams )

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