1940 wood siding


  #1  
Old 01-01-03, 09:38 AM
J
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: tx
Posts: 59
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
1940 wood siding

We just purchased a house that was built in 1940. The exterior has wood siding on that has about a 2.5 inch reveal. It's common on older houses but does not seem to be used any more. I'm trying to find some for repairs. I can't tell if it comes in sheets or strips. Sound familiar?
 
  #2  
Old 01-03-03, 03:22 PM
Tn...Andy
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Most likely it's a strip type siding since plywood wasn't very common at that time. Pull a pc off that you are going to have to take off anyway and visit some older building supply places in your area....not big box stores like HomeDepot/Lowes/etc, but local places that can tell you more about it.
 
  #3  
Old 01-03-03, 03:52 PM
George's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: South Hill, Va. USA
Posts: 2,817
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Don't know where you live, but when I worked in Charlottesville, Va., this was a stock siding (just 10 years ago) - It was called 1X4 - but was a true 1/2" thick by 3-1/4".

Like Andy said - the box stores won't have it - but a good lumber yard should - or be able to get it.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: