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Polish translation: belka drewniana o wymiarach 2 na 4 cale

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English term or phrase:2 by 4s
Polish translation:belka drewniana o wymiarach 2 na 4 cale
Entered by: Teresa Jaczewska
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10:22 Jan 20, 2002
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: 2 by 4s
Czy to są wymiary materiału budowlanego, jakiego?
Teresa Jaczewska
Local time: 20:40
listwy/belki drewniane 2 x 4 cale
Explanation:
Tak, to wymiary popularnych w Stanach "tubajforów", czyli drewnianych listw lub belek o wymiarach 2 na 4 cale.
Stosuje się je najczę¶ciej jako elementy konstrukcyjne w pracach budowlano-wykończeniowych.
A nasi rodacy w Ameryce spolszczyli to na "tubajfor" ;-)
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Zbigniew Balawender
Local time: 14:40
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Bardzo dziękuję!!!
Coś mi się przypominało z pobytu w Stanach, ale nie miałam pewności.

Dziękuę i pozdrawiam,

Teresa
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5deskiponar
4If you go to the hardware store, buy one,xxxJon Zuber
4listwy/belki drewniane 2 x 4 caleZbigniew Balawender


  

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listwy/belki drewniane 2 x 4 cale


Explanation:
Tak, to wymiary popularnych w Stanach "tubajforów", czyli drewnianych listw lub belek o wymiarach 2 na 4 cale.
Stosuje się je najczę¶ciej jako elementy konstrukcyjne w pracach budowlano-wykończeniowych.
A nasi rodacy w Ameryce spolszczyli to na "tubajfor" ;-)

Zbigniew Balawender
Local time: 14:40
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in pair: 52
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Bardzo dziękuję!!!
Coś mi się przypominało z pobytu w Stanach, ale nie miałam pewności.

Dziękuę i pozdrawiam,

Teresa
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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
deski


Explanation:
listwa - slat, batten
belka - beam
deska - board

powinno byc - deski o wymiarach 2x4 cale

"dimension lumber - hardwood dimension lumber is processed to be used whole in the manufacture of furniture or other products. Softwood dimension lumber consists of boards more than 2 inches thick but less than 5 inches thick. This wood is used in construction and is sold as 2 by 4s, 4 by 8s, or 2 by 10s. "
www.dnr.state.md.us/forests/gloss.html

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Note added at 2002-01-20 11:00:23 (GMT) Post-grading
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Beams - standard sizes - 6x8, 8x8,
10x10, 10x12, 12x12 and 12x14

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If you go to the hardware store, buy one,


Explanation:
take it home and measure it, you'll find it's actually something like 3 7/8 x 1 15/16. Same is true of the other sizes.

xxxJon Zuber
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