DIY Shed AsktheBuilder How to Check for Cupped Lumber Video
Tim Carter demonstrates how to use the straight edge of a framing square to check to see if a wide piece of lumber is cupped.
Cupped lumber is when there's a hollow spot on one side and a hump on the other side. You don't want a cupped piece of lumber as the outer band board of a floor joist system because it makes it harder to square things up.
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