Hello! New member here. I recently pruchased an a house build circa 1850, its somewhere between colonial and gothic revival...I am looking to repair portions of the front porch. Now the work itself is not what i need help with, but its aquiring the correct wood to match the exisitng porch.
From what I have been able to gather, it appears that the planks are 3-1/4 x 3/4 tongue and groove mahogany (see attached images). But knowing how things are with wood working arent always as they seem ( a 2x4 is not 2 by 4). I guess what im asking is how is this stock described size wise. Is the width measured by the face or is it to the tongue? I didnt include pic of the thickness but it measured 3/4" exactly. Also is this a standard size, or an older size used back in the day...Just trying to get my brain around this.
Also, if anyone who sees this is in Central northern New Jersey (hunterdon county) could they recomend a lumber suppliers who has this size wood.
Thanks in advance