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quarter measure: A reference to the thickness of rough lumber using quarter inch increments. 4/4 is 1” ; 5/4 is 1-1/4” 6/4 is 1-1/2” 8/4 is 2”; 10/4 is 2-1/2”; 12/4 is 3”.

quarter round: A moulding which resembles a cylinder cut into quarters lengthwise.

quarter sawn: Lumber is produced by first quartering the log, then sawing perpendicular to the growth rings. The angle of the annual ring tangent to the face of the piece is to be 45 to 90 degrees Quarters awing produces relatively narrow boards nearly all vertical-gra