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`"studs" = (( L )/ ( 16 ))+1
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The **Wall Stud Count** calculator computes the number of studs (e.g. 2x4s) needed to build a wall based on the length of the wall and spacing.

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

**Wall Stud Count (studs):** 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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