Which Dimension Is Length And Which Is Width?


Which dimension is length and which width? Does it matter?


The first number is the gable/gambrel/sloped side where you can see the roof line. I refer to this as the width.

The second number is the other plain side, which I refer to the length.

So a 12×8 is different than an 8×12.

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