Wall - Stud Count

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The Wall Stud Count calculator computes the number of studs (e.g. 2x4s) WallStudCount-illustration.png        Wall with studs.needed to build a wall based on the length of the wall and spacing. 

Wall Stud Count Instructions

  1. (L) Enter the length of the wall.
  2. (oC) Enter the on-center spacing of the studs.  The default is 16".

Wall Stud Count: The calculator computes the number of studs needed for the wall.  Note: this number of studs does not include the base nor top plates since longer boards are often used for those.

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