Framing Lumber

Lumber Stacks

Framing Lumber

Shop for framing lumber like a professional! Everything you need to know about framing, finish and composite woods is printed on the “grade stamp” which appears on all lumber sold at MAKI Building Centers.

All MAKI Building Centers locations have knowledgeable staff that can recommend the appropriate lumber for your project.
Framing Lumber stocked at all MAKI Building Centers Locations.

Framing Basics

Framing materials are usually wood, engineered wood, or structural steel.  In the 1830s, a system of building using standard 2×4 lumber nailed together to form a sturdy, light skeleton was introduced.   By the 1880s, some form of 2×4 framing was standard.